Elaine Fletcher

North Yarmouth, ME

Elaine Fletcher Education : Graduate of the University of Maine at Orono. Bachelor of Science in Art Education, with Highest Distinction. Senior Studio in oil painting. Three honor societies. Coursework at the University of Southern Maine and Maine College of Art Professional: Retired (2016) Art Teacher, (25 years in public schools, Rowe & HMS, in Yarmouth, ME) Working Artist: Elaine has painted professionally for most of her adult life. Former Maine Senator Olympia Snow has several times selected Elaine’s watercolors as cover art for her senatorial holiday cards. These cards were distributed to thousands of people including Presidents Bush and Obama. Elaine’s commissioned paintings (both oil & watercolor) hang in many homes in New England, and her work has been exhibited and sold in juried shows, art faculty shows, and Plein Aire shows in Maine, as well as in businesses such as restaurants in coastal Maine. Her work has also been purchased through social media. She is currently working on a series of oil paintings featuring barns which offer a view all the way through a window or other opening, inspired by way light creates a feeling of \"beyond\" through these apertures.

Website: http://www.elainefetcher.com