Elizabeth M. Preston, M.A.                                      Elizabeth's Art Studio
Home phone: 909-985-5503                              226 W Foothill Blvd. Ste J
Cell phone: 909-732-9545                                  Claremont, Ca. 91711

Past Exhibitions

"A Conversation in the Woods," Inland Empire Museum of Art, Upland, CA            November, 2017
Pomona Valley Art Association Open Juried Show                                                      April, 2017
"Transformations," Creative Minds Art Gallery, Pomona, CA                                      June,2017
"11 x 11" Square i Gallery Claremont, CA                                                                     December,2016
Women in the Arts International, Latino Art Museum, Pomona, CA                         March, 2016
"11 x 11" Square i Gallery Claremont, CA                                                                     December,2015
Art in the Garden invitational Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA June, 2015
Group Show, Gallery 570, Laguna Beach, CA                                                                June, 2015
Pomona Valley Art Association Open Juried Show                                                        April, 2015
Art Shopping at the Louvre, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris France                                 October, 2014
"Journey of Existence" 2014 Group Show,Townley Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA        April-Aug 2014
"Don't Sleep" Art Exhibition and Festival, Latino Art Museum, Pomona CA              July, 2014
Claremont Museum of Art, OpenART Studio Tour                                                          June, 2014
"Relative Expressions", 2 person exhibit, Claremont Forum, Claremont CA             May, 2014
Pomona Valley Art Association Open Juried Show                                                         April, 2014
"Fresh Faces II" group exhibit, Art for Life Gallery, Claremont, CA                              March, 2014
10th Annual Women in the Arts International, Latino Art Museum, Pomona , CA    March, 2014
"Something Red", DA Gallery, Pomona, CA                                                                      February, 2014
Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art 1st Thursday Art Walk "Pop Up" Exhibition     January,2014

Current Exhibitions
Gallery SOHO, Pomona Valley Art Assoc., Montclair, CA
Creative Minds Art Gallery, Tri-City Mental Health Center, Pomona, CA
Artwork showcased at The Art Hotel, Laguna Beach, CA; Jeanne Pierre Salon,
Upland, CA; Sanders' Hallmark Gallery, San Dimas, CA; Art For Life Gallery
at Elizabeth's Art Studio, Claremont, CA

B.A., National College of Education, Chicago
M.A., National-Lewis University, Evanston, Illinois.
Certification, Facilitator in Discipline-based Art Educational Techniques, J. Paul Getty Institute
Certification, Creative Journal Expressive Arts (CJEA™) consulting.
Private studies with the following artists:

Midwest: Clarence Perkins, Robert Tacketch, Dan Stone, Florian Laughton, LowellEllsworth Smith, Robin

       Wertz, and Nancy Fortunato

California: Mary Aslin, Robert Burridge, Jean Carbonetti, Gerald Brommer, Milford Zornes, Chris Van Winkle,

       Barbara Nechis , Fealing Lin, Florian K. Lawton, Lowell Ellsworth Smith, and Betty Hook

Awards and Achievements
Southwest Art magazine, Great Painters Chosen by Their Peers, Watercolors & Acrylics            April, 2017
Artist Panel Discussion, Creative Minds Art Gallery, Pomona, CA                                                      Oct., 2017
AcrylicWorks 4: The Best of Acrylic Painting, North Light books, p97, "Life Bubbles:Conception"       2017
Campfire SoCal Leadership Spark Award, with U.S.House of Representatives Commendation             2017
2nd Place, Pastel and Ink, Pomona Valley Art Association Annual Juried Show 2017
Certificate of Appreciation from City of Claremont, CA, at 20th anniv. of Elizabeth's Art Studio           2015
Sculpted acrylic, "The Shelter" chosen Staff Pick at Fine Art Studio Online                                 March, 2014.
Co-leader for procuring donations from eighty-two artists for the PVHMC Community
         Continuing Care facility's "Healing Walls" project.                                                                                 2013
Donation, "Memories of Santorini," 40 x 60 inch sculpted acrylic, to Pomona Valley
         Hospital Medical Center for the lobby of the Community Continuing Care Facility.                         2013
"Artist in Residence", Latino Art Museum, Pomona CA.                                                                       2013-2014
Claremont Courier "Unique Women of the Year" for artwork and teaching                                                 2010
Woman of the Year, The Latino Art Museum, Pomona CA                                                                               2008
Judge for children's artwork, Los Angeles County Fair, 20 years.                                                      1997-2017
Pomona City Mayor's Award                                                                                                                                 2006
Best of Show, Pomona Valley Art Association                                                                                                   2006
Finalist, Bravo Award for Arts Education at the Los Angeles Music Center.                                                2005

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