Belmont Racetrack, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, 2017

Cuban Tourists, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, 2017

About the Artist

Elaine Forrest, originally from Los Angeles, California now lives and works in New York City. She earned a BFA from Boston University and a degree in Medical Illustration from Harvard Medical School. While residing in California she exhibited frequently and was a member of the Art Rental Gallery of the Los Angeles Museum of Art. Her work was recently included in a group exhibition at Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery in New York.

About the Work

Everyday objects and materials that have had another life inspire me. I am influenced by what I see and use everyday.I elevate the commonplace and instill beauty and nobility in the often overlooked world of commercial products. My work is multi-media. I work in oil, acrylic, watercolor and collage. Reconstructed packaging becomes pop art inspired social commentary.

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