Biography

Elaine Porter

Artist / Designer

A lifetime Painter, Elaine Porter has paintings in private and corporate collections worldwide including Fuji, Sony, JVC,  Pranda Jewelry Intl., and more. 

Inspired by her observations of life, Porter finds no shortage of subject matter. Plein Aire painting has always been a passion. In recent years Porter's work is done in the studio working from inspirations from her catalog of photographs taken in her travels.  Her newest work involves the combination of many years of painting in various mediums with the inclusion of handmade papers and various materials to create and depict the textures we see everywhere in our world.

In addition to her art she is passionate about sculpting cement. She incorporates leaves, glass and paint to create beautiful birdbaths and table pieces. - Just another textural expression of her art.


Numerous Awards  such as;

Attleboro Museum, Wickford Art Association, Conanicut island Art Association

Top Purchase Award for Milford Fine Art National Juried Show. 

Numerous 1,2,3 person exhibitions;

Wickford ,RI Jamestown,RI, Emerald Isle,NC,

Menagerie National Show, Washington, North Carolina

St Petersburg Fl, 

Loon Mt., New Hampshire...

5 year exhibitor- Wickford Art Festival

Poetry & Art ,Wickford Art Association

Poetry & Art Published Book in permanent collection Poetry Museum, NYC 


Past Gallery Representation 

Voila Gallery, Wickford, RI,

Gold Smith Gallery Sugarloaf USA &  Booth Bay Harbor, Maine, 

Artists Gallery of Wickford, Rhode Island

Taste Gallery, Jamestown,

Guest Artist, Spring Bull Gallery, Newport,Rhode Island

Artist in Residence, Migis Lodge Resort, Sabago Lake, Maine


1988 - 1998 Founded & Owned The Artist's Gallery of Wickford, Wickford RI

1995 One Person Exhibition,  Shangrila Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

1996 Launch of Elaine Porter Collection - HSN Shopping Network - Jewelry, Fine Art Prints

2005 -Founded String of Pearls - Gallery and Craft Store  North   Carolina

2008 Launch Elaine Porter Collection JCK Las   Vegas

2009-2012 Hearts & Hands For Hospice -Fund raising bracelets -  Raising Thousands of Dollars for HHCRI

2012 Restoration and Repainting of 1935 Murals at the Iconic Landmark - Charlestown Rathskeller Tavern, RI

2013-2019  Beavertail Light House Collection-Fundraising Bracelets and Earrings

2014- Present-- President Conanicut Island Art Association

Affiliations:

Jamestown Art Center, Rhode Island,  

Conanicut Island Art Association,Jamestown,Rhode Island,  

South County Art Association, Kingston, Rhode Island,  

Artists Cooperative Gallery, Westerly, Rhode Island,  

Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island, 

Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic Connecticut

 

Website: ElainePorterArt.com 

Email:elaineporterart@gmail.com 

Commissions Always Welcomed

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