“The true purpose of the painter is simply to reproduce in other minds

the impression which a scene has made on him.”

~ George Inness


Elizabeth Mowry is a Master Pastelist and the 2009 Hall of Fame Honoree in the Pastel Society of America.  She was an instructor for fifteen years at the Woodstock School of Art in Woodstock, New York.  She is now frequently invited to jury national and international pastel exhibitions and continues to teach at a select number of workshops. 

Elizabeth has been the recipient of more than thirty-five major landscape awards in national and international exhibitions, including several prestigious painting awards in France, and has exhibited in Italy, Russia, Japan, Taiwan, and Spain. 

Elizabeth is the author of The Pastelist’s Year, The Poetic Landscape, and Landscape Meditations and her work appears in more than fifty instructional books and magazines. 

Born and raised in the Hudson Valley beneath the shadows of the Catskill Mountains, Elizabeth maintained a home and studio there until 2005. She now resides and works from her studio, Winterset West, in Colorado.

Elizabeth can be contacted via email by clicking here.

Winterset West, Oil 11” x 14”

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