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About Elyse

Elyse Wolf is a signature member and five-year Merit Award recipient of The Colored Pencil Society of America.  She received a B.A. in Art from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and went to the Art Students League in New York for two years on a Ford Foundation Scholarship where she studied with Morris Kantor and Theodoros Stamos.  After moving to Washington, D.C., she took classes at the Corcoran Museum School Open Program with William Christenberry and Brockie Stevenson. She has been an independent artist in Washington DC for over 30 years. 


Her artwork has appeared in numerous shows, including the Susan K. Black Blossom Two-Year Museum Traveling show, The John Pence Gallery in San Francisco, The Salmagundi Club in NYC, The National Arts Club in NYC, the Corcoran Museum Bienniale, numerous CPSA International shows, The Art League in Alexandria, VA, The Troika Gallery in Easton, MD.


Her work has appeared in these books: Blossom II Art of Flowers, The CPSA Signature Showcase, The Best of Colored Pencil, 2 volumes, as well as American Artist Magazine and The Artist's Magazine.


Elyse is a member of the Jackson Art Center in Washington, DC. She is a Signature/Merit Member of the Colored Pencil Society of America.


Elyse lives with her husband in Washington DC and Falmouth MA. 

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