Elizabeth Mayville view artist profile

Background

Artist and illustrator Elizabeth Mayville earned her BFA in 2006 and has been working and living in Grand Rapids, Michigan ever since. She likes to work in either gouache or oil paints, depending on what she’s hoping to achieve. She had her first baby in 2012 and currently spends her time balancing between being a painter, mom, wife and enthusiastic dog owner.

Statement

All of my work has to do with the small and beautiful moments of a quiet day. I love working to scale back my life and focusing on the small wonders that make a moment remarkable, even if they can be easily overlooked.