I am available for individual teaching in my Montreal studio during Covid times.

Je demeure disponible pour les cours individuels à mon atelier de Montréal durant le temps de la pandémie.


La patience d’Élaine et ses démonstrations m’ont beaucoup aidé à parfaire mon art.” C.G.

Résoudre le mystère de la couleur de la chair…Élaine nous a guidé avec brio dans cette recherche sur la couleur. Elle nous a sensibilisé aux tons, à la température, à la saturation, à la relation entre les couleurs. Je ne vois plus de la même manière… et je ne peins plus de la même façon! ” D.M.

I recently took a course with Elaine and i can confirm that it was filled with moments of great insights for me. I greatly appreciated her approach and her ability to convey her knowledge.” I.V.

Herman Margulies Award of Excellence from the Pastel Society of America.

The Pastel Society of America’s 48th International Annual Exhibition, Enduring Brilliance.

It was a true honor to receive the Herman Margulies Award of Excellence which earned me the new status of PSA Master Pastelist. September 2020.

Pensive Maddie. Pastel. 20"x 27"

Inward Gaze, received the KINGSTON PRIZE AWARD in this Canadian Portrait Competition!

Delighted and honoured to see that my painting, Inward Gaze, has been selected to be part of this Canada-wide exhibition.
Ravie d’apprendre que ma récente peinture, Inward Gaze, a été sélectionné en tant que finaliste pour le prix Kingston et fera partie de l’exposition pan Canadienne!

Delighted to see that my painting, Nocturnal SP, was juried into the Pastel Society of America’s, 47th International Annual Exhibition.

I was very touched to find out that my painting won the Lila Teich Gold Award after receiving a call l from the PSA president, Jimmy Wright. I’m so very grateful to the jurors and to the award donators, Miriam & Steve Sosnick!

Thank you to everyone involved in creating this wonderful exhibition and congratulations to all the artists included in the show. Enduring Brilliance at the National Arts Club, Manhattan


The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation is celebrating its 60th Anniversary and has just created a new website.
It is an honor to be have been a grantee (2008) amongst amazing and inspirational international figurative artists.


A Luminous Darkness —— Abîmes Lumineux

Du 3 octobre au 20 octobre 2019 à la Galerie 2112.

Atelier-Galerie 2112, 2112 rue Amherst, Montréal.

 Livret de l’expo   PDF    (Exhibition Booklet)

The booklet is 8 in. x 8 in. and is 20 pages long.

La dimension du livret est de 8 po. x 8 po. et contient 20 pages.


Eight-page feature article in the Pastel Journal

It was a real pleasure to work with the great team at Pastel Journal for this feature article in which I share my motivations and my creative path! Editor-in-chief Anne Hevener and writer John A. Parks, your professionalism turned this into a most pleasurable experience! Thank you.

— Dec 2017 issue.