Artists & Illustrators

ELISE ANSEL

Elise Ansel was born in New York City in 1961. She studied a BA at Rhode Island’s Brown University, where she later returned as a visiting artist and lecturer. An MFA in Visual Art followed at Southern Methodist University in Texas.

Her paintings are an attempt to translate Old Masters into contemporary artistic language, and she has been exhibiting them in the UK and US for more than 35 years. Elise currently lives in Portland, Maine, and is represented by Cadogan Contemporary in London and Miles McEnery Gallery in New York. www.eliseansel.com

TALKING WITH ARTISTS

Flowers in a Glass Vase I springs from Rachel Ruysch’s 1704 painting Flowers in a Glass, which is in the Detroit Institute of Arts Museum (DIA) collection. In 2019, gallerist David Klein saw my work and asked strength and inspiration from their accomplishments, and to extend what they had begun.

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