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   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.

Night Ride, oil 20x40 $6500
Morning Routine, oil 30x30 $6500
When the Cows Come Home, oil 12x16 $1850
Fresh Cut, oil 30 x 24 $4800
Welcome Spring, 20x20 $3200
Imminent Storm, oil 12x16 $1950
Through the Snow,12x12 $1650
Summer Breeze, oil 12x16 $1950
Crab House, oil 12x12 $1650
Across the creek, oil 20x30 $4200
Days End, oil 12x16 $1850
On the Move, oil 12x24 $2800
Sailing the Tide, oil 24x20 $3800
Summer Graze, oil 8x8 $750
The Coop, oil 6x8 $650
Midsummer Night, oil 8x6 $675
Breezy Day 8x8 $795
Spring Color, oil 8x8 $750
Summer Graze, oil 8x8 $750
Spring Rain, oil 8x16 $1600
All's Quiet, oil 12x12 $1650
Assateague Ponies, oil 20x20 $3200
Marsh, oil 8x10 $850
All In A Days Work, oil 6x12 $975
Forest Edge, oil 6x6 $450
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