Elisa Contemporary Art

Elaine Galen



Elaine’s exhibits have been widely reviewed. She has exhibited her work at numerous solo shows, including museum exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum, Whitney Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, Neuberger Museum of Art, Tampa Museum of Art, Mississippi Museum of Art, James A Michener Museum in Pennsylvania and others.

Elaine Galen’s paintings and limited edition books are in the permanent collections of many of the above mentioned museums, as well as the University of Arizona Museum, Tucson, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Musee Rigaud, France, New York Public Library (Rare Books), National Liberty Museum of Philadelphia, Wellesley College Special Collections, and others. Corporate collections include AT&T, Pfizer, Metromedia, Continental Grain, and many others.

Her work has been acclaimed by art critics and curators as “hauntingly beautiful” and “powerful” …”bordering on the visionary and surreal” and a “mystical realization of place”.

Elaine lives in Mt. Kisco, New York with her husband, the noted abstract painter, printmaker and publisher, artist Ed Colker.


University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
Graduate: Philadelphia College of Art
Advanced Study: Art Students' League of New York; Grande Chaumiere, Paris


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