ElizabethRosenArt

original art + vintage finds + parts for your art

Woodstock, New York · 2941 Sales

ElizabethRosenArt

original art + vintage finds + parts for your art

Woodstock, New York 2941 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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A new group of toy truck ornaments and accents just completed. Terrific in holiday vignettes!
Some new long and lean ladies hanging out while their clay cures...
A soulful journey almost complete!
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About

Making art is what I do for work and for pleasure

I’m a trained graphic designer (BFA from Parsons)- but a self-taught painter. That combination has influenced most aspects of my path as an artist. That design background almost always permeates my art (and the things I collect).

I started out as a graphic designer with so many not-for-profit clients (with no budgets)- I began illustrating my own designs in order bring my concepts to life. The funny thing about entering illustration via design- every design is different- so everything I illustrated was different as well. Most illustrators I know do one look and do it very, very well. I wound up creating with a wide range of styles and mediums.

I took the leap about 15 years ago and decided to pursue Commercial Illustration full-time. Morgan Gaynin Inc. took me under their wing- and have represented my commercial illustration ever since.

In the long run it has turned out wonderfully. I have had the opportunity to illustrate a sweet and painterly Children’s book ‘Two Scarlet Songbirds’ while simultaneously creating a very urban, gritty collage for the cover of the Notorious B.I.G. CD ‘Duets’. Very satisfying.

The one unifying thing has been and most probably will be, this marriage of art and design in my work. There’s always some kind of order to things- a graphic simplicity- or organized chaos. I often use typography as a primary or secondary element.

Creating mixed-media pieces thrills me. I love giving new life to a discarded object. And the hunt for interesting elements is certainly part of the fun.

Among my favorite mediums- acrylic paint, oil paint, spray paint, ephemera, reclaimed wood, anything typographical or vintage.

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