Eleanor Gilpatrick's Profile
My name is Eleanor Gilpatrick. I am a fine art painter of landscapes, people, still lifes, and abstracts. A contemporary realist, my strengths are in my use of color and composition, with sometimes surprising takes on content. When I came back to art, I started by doing drawings and working in oil, but now I work in acrylic on stretched canvas with painted sides. Some of my work is framed.
I was once a professor at the School of Health Sciences, Hunter College, City University of New York; I authored four books, directed a masters program in health services administration, and pioneered courses in critical thinking and writing. But I came back to my first love, painting, and I never look back.
When I came back to painting I was moved to paint affirmations of life and a celebration of beauty; but I have also…
- Born on October 29
- Joined December 17, 2007