Elise Phillips          

"Where most people see the ordinary, I envision a painting'"

Elise Phillips was born in Wayne, Pennsylvania into a family with an extensive background in the fine arts. Her great, great grandfather founded Newman Galleries in Philadelphia in 1865, and today she is the fifth generation of the family to exhibit there.

A graduate of the Hussian School of Art in 1983, she was an accomplished illustrator and graphic designer with many successful commissions in the business community. With an inherent passion for painting, she enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, emerging well schooled in the tradition of the Academy. 

Elise has for many years maintained a studio in Elverson, Pennsylvania, where the bucolic countryside is a source of inspiration for many of her paintings, as is the Jersey Shore, New England coast and the Eastern Shore of Maryland, where she is a frequent visitor.

An award winning exhibitor, she is a signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society, a member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, Oil Painters of America, and the Mid Atlantic Plein Air Painters. Her painting "Red Right Return" won Best Maritime Award at Plein Air Easton in 2016.

Mid Summer Eve, oil 30 x 30 $7500
Through the Field, oil 20 x 20 $3200
Shady Afternoon, oil 8x10 $850
August Afternoon, oil 6x12 $975
Summer Graze, oil 8x8 $750
Spring Rain, oil 8x16 $1600
Morning Sun, oil 12x12 $1600
The Old Dock, oil 12x16 $1850
Moonlit Ride, oil 6x8 $675
Squall, oil 36x48 $8500 SOLD
Crab House, oil 12x12 $1650
Keeping Warm, oil 6x8 $675
All's Quiet, oil 12x12 $1650
Assateague Ponies, oil 20x20 $3200
Marsh, oil 8x10 $850
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Carriage Ride, oil 6x8 $675
All In A Days Work, oil 6x12 $975
Wish You Were Here, oil 30x30 $4800
Hill and Dale, oil 4x8, $450
Forest Edge, oil 6x6 $450