About Elizabeth R. Whelana brief introduction to the artist

Elizabeth R Whelan

Elizabeth R. Whelan is best known for her portraits, which portray the warmth and personality of each of her subjects in a very individual way. She paints in oil on canvas, specializing in portraits and figurative work. She also paints maritime scenes, landscapes, and still life, and accepts commissions in all genres. Private art classes are also available.

Elizabeth R. Whelan is represented on Martha's Vineyard by Night Heron Gallery in Vineyard Haven for her maritime paintings and linocut prints, The Field Gallery in West Tisbury for her portraiture, by Craftworks Gallery in Oak Bluffs for her smaller landscapes and paintings with rural themes, and in the Boston area by Francesca Anderson Fine Art/Portraits North in Lexington, Massachusetts. And in 2019 the Mikel Hunter boutique in Hudson, NY, will also carrying a series of her work.

Member: Salmagundi Club, Portrait Society of America, Seed Savers Exchange.

  • Interview with Elizabeth Whelan +

    Elizabeth Whelan has selected questions & answers from various interviews, including her thoughts on art schools, advice for freelancers and more! Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for a complete list of interview questions.
    Please note: Many students have contacted Elizabeth with interview requests to fulfill assignments for their classes. Unfortunately she can not reply individually at this time, and hopefully this Q & A page will provide the needed information. Thank you!
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  • Give a fine art painting as a gift +

    A commissioned painting makes an excellent gift for a loved one or family member, for a retirement, commemorative purposes or as a gesture of recognition. Options include a portrait, landscape, maritime, or still life painting. Elizabeth will provide you with a gift certificate to present to the recipient, and they can contact Elizabeth at their convenience to make further arrangements.
    Elizabeth Whelan looks forward to discussing your commissioned painting gift idea!
    Find more information on the Process & Fees pages of this website.
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