Artist’s Statement

Elsa studied Fine Art & Design in Rotterdam , The Netherlands where she was born.

After a student exchange between the Rotterdam and Stourbridge art colleges she moved to the UK and settled in the Midlands.

Elsa has worked as a free-lance artist since 1969  ( greetings cards, book illustration and private commissions )   alongside some teaching  and continued fine art practise and exhibiting of work.

Her work is often influenced by the written word or photographs and her working methods by the Dutch and Flemish painters of the Renaissance.