Elizabeth Myers Castonguay

Elizabeth Castonguay has BFA and MFA degrees in painting and drawing. She has won First Place Awards in National and International Juried Art Competitions. One of her works (Levees/Breaking) was also awarded First Place in a National Figure Painting Competition at the Amarillo Museum of Art. Elizabeth’s paintings have been exhibited in numerous juried competitions at museums and galleries.

Elizabeth teaches Life Drawing at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, has taught Drawing at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama, and Painting/Drawing with CMU’s International Pre-College Fine Art Program.

Castonguay’s paintings are socially driven and often iconographic. Her art has evolved to speak of the interrelationships not only between diverse groups of people but between humanity and the over 10,500 Endangered species on the planet. The artists says, “The work is not confrontational or sensational – it is the face of reality.”

Visit Elizabeth Myers Castonguay's Website: http://salmagundi.org

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