June 3, 2018

Elizabeth Sanders

Posted in 2016, 2017, Drawing, Painting, Participating Artists

Elizabeth Sanders

 

Beth has an undergraduate degree in art and graduate study in gastronomy and art. She has pursued an artistic, culinary and botanical path in Boston, Genolier, Switzerland, Durham, North Carolina, Padova and Rome in Italy and Portland Maine at museums, universities and botanical gardens. She has served as a docent and artist-in-residence at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University, where she also served on the Advisory Board, and as a Master Gardener for the Durham County Extension Service. Currently, she is a docent at the Portland Museum of Art and its Winslow Homer Studio and a Gallery Instructor at the MFA. Her botanical illustrations and calligraphy are found in international collections and in graphic design for publications. She was recently awarded a grant to pursue a certificate in botanical art at the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden in Boothbay and in Italy with Maria Rita Stirpe.