Elizabeth CONVERSE - cv

Elizabeth’s work leads us to direct experiences of light, shape and color within the infinite environmental expressions that surround us. Her paintings evoke Nature as a richly diverse reflection of who we are.


Collections & Commissions

Mayor’s Office of Los Angeles

City of Sierra Madre

Hope Through Housing

Susan Chen

Penny Clark

Janice L. Dolan 

Jeannette Fonseca

Jett Keyser

Lori Koop

Eddie Truman

Sheets Family

Elena Alonzo

Tracey Berger-Davis



2013,2015,2017, 2018 - Solo and Featured Exhibitions: Belle’s Nest, Sierra Madre


2017 Group Show - Lavender Marketplace, Sierra Madre 

2015 Evening of Art and Jazz - Sierra Madre 

2015 Solo Show - City Hall, Sierra Madre

2015-2017-2018 - Friends of the Arts Street Fair, Wisteria Day

2013 - A&B Art in Business Installations - Salon Zelo, LoveBirds Cafe, Bella Rouge, La Charcuterie, Mary’s Market, D. Brown Interiors

2008 - New Words, New Visions - Jackie Robinson Center 

2006 - Hope Through Housing Annual Gala - Walt Disney Music Center, Los Angeles

2002 - City Hall of Los Angeles, Living Histories Mural

2001 - Creating Community, Pasadena Museum of History

1995  - Armory Center for the Arts: Group Show - “Muses”

1993  - Pierce College, Group Show

1993 - South Bay Contemporary Museum of Art “Writing on the Wall” 

Charity and Benefits

2013-2017-2018 -  Sierra Madre Friends of the Annual Library Art Auction

2014 to present Friends of the Arts - Board of Directors, Sierra Madre


1998-2010 Founder - Executive Director, Principal Living Histories & California Living Histories:

    Arts and Cultural Enrichment Programs for Children and Youth

1999-2008 - Grants awarded for programs delivered by professional artists 

1999, 2000, 2003, 2007  - California Council for the Humanities

2000-2001 - Pasadena Rotary Club,  2002 Pasadena Arts League

2000-2006 - Grants Series: Stuart Foundation, Blank Foundation, Ayrshire Foundation, William Hurt Foundation, California Arts Council, Flintridge Foundation, Pasadena Community Foundation, Pasadena Museum of History, 

Contract: PasadenaLEARNS, Arts/Cultural Program Provider

Contract: Collaborative AfterSchool Project, Regional Trainer, Writer

Contract: Temescal Associates,  Research Associate