Elaine Wolfe

Elaine Wolfe is a native of Indiana but she has lived in five states and traveled all over the world. She sees beauty wherever she goes and her art works convey that beauty to her patrons.  She has won awards both locally and nationally. She is a member of Indiana Artists Club, Hoosier Salon, Watercolor Society of Indiana, Southside Art League,  Indiana Wildlife Artists,  Hamilton County Artists Association and Indiana Museum of Art at Newfields.  Her artworks are found in businesses and private collections in Japan, Spain, England, Germany, Bermuda, Canada as well as the United States.  She is known for her landscapes, seascapes, wildlife portraiture and European architecture.  Her artworks are in Acrylic, Watercolor, Pastel and Original Prints.  Her favorite quote is one from Cesare Pavese who stated 'The richness in life lies in the memories we have forgotten.'  Artwork can return one to those memories by returning the viewer to a particular moment in time where the place, colors atmosphere and light all trigger those feelings of participation.  No matter how long ago the initial experience occurred. Elaine's studio is located in Westfield, Indiana.  She has been one of the artists/owners of CCA Gallery since 1980.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Purdue University;  A Masters in Vertebrate Zoology from UCLA; An EdS and EdD in curriculum-instruction  and school administration from Indiana University.  Her formal art training was in Pennsylvania as well as Indiana.  Elaine taught biology for 38 years before retiring to pursue her art career full-time.