Elizabeth Schafer



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It is the challenge of how you paint what you feel and hear that I have explored for 30 years. Initially my inspiration focused on instruments, and later moved into sound; and recently, rhythms of dance and life.
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My work has been showcased in over 70 solo exhibitions in galleries and museums, most notably in the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street program; William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library, Little Rock, Ark.; Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, Minn.; Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, Miss.; and Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, Miss. I am also a recipient of the Andy Warhol Grant, National Endowment of the Arts Grant, and Mississippi Arts Commission Fellowship Grant. Public art works include Art Across Arkansas for the Clinton and Thea Foundation; New Orleans Festival of Fins; Landfill Art Project; Wilkes-Barre, Penn.; Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Leo Seals bridge, Bay St. Louis, Miss.; and Time Whorp, Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, Miss. My works reside in collections at Florida Tech, Melbourne, Fla.; Meridian Community College, Meridian, Miss.; and Omni Royal Orleans, New Orleans, La. I have been published in the books, “Katrina Reflections on Mississippi Women” and “Walking on Water” and also in the documentary film “The Art of the Storm” along with the publications, Art in America and Art Gulf Coast.
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Bay St. Louis, MS 39520

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