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Elisa Arancibia - BIO
Elisa Arancibia is a painter born in PERU. She started drawing and painting at a young age.
Elisa Studied at the MALI ( Museum of Art of Lima -Peru) Where, She spent months learning drawing, painting and sculpturing techniques; and took Art classes at the ISP. SACRED HEART in PERU; while she was studying to be a teacher. Elisa got her degree as a History and Geography teacher by 1992 and, she worked as a teacher for twelve years until She, comes to the United States in 2001.
Since she arrived Elisa started working in different jobs keeping in my mind the dream being an artist.
No matter how busy her schedule was; she, always makes time for her passion.
As Gerard de Marigny, said:
“THE SOUL OF AN ARTIST CANNOT BE MUTED INDEFINITELY; IT MUST EITHER BE EXPRESSED OR IT WILL CONSUME THE HOST”
Elisa has that feeling and, as a result, she never stops painting. Elisa started her journey as a serious painter only five years ago. Elisa started showing her art at Art walks and some small galleries close to her home. And she never stops learning. She studied at the "Virtual Art Academy" of Barry John Raybould and at The Easel Insight by Gabor Svagrik and Phil Starke.
Elisa surrounded herself with books, videos, and assisted to workshops and demos with Bill Inman, Lorenzo Chavez, Jane Hunt, Heather Arenas, Sharon Weaver and Jason Situ.
Elisa was completely captivated by people and their environment. She keep painting without breaks since the beginning; whether just for her own enjoyment or for private commissions.
It was during the last five years when she realized that art was more than just a hobby, as people were showing more interest in her work. Subsequently, she produced some private commissions; and the journey of ART as a career started.
Lately Elisa’s painting “Fishing Time” was juried and selected by the OPA (Oil Painters Of America) to be at the Western Juried Exhibition at Illume Gallery of Fine Art, in Utah In November 2017.
The same painting was awarded 2nd Place in the “Genre “ Category at the 65th MVAL Members exhibition.
-“Chaffey Community Museum of Art” – Ontario, CA – MVAL 65th Members Exhibition
-“Illume Gallery of Fine Art”- Saint George- Utah – Western Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils (2017)
-“Jacobs Center and Gallery”- Alta Loma,CA- PAAR Group Show (2017)
-“Loma Linda Civic Center”-Loma Linda,CA- Group Show (2017)
-“Vanguard Gallery”-Moreno Valley, CA- PAAR Members Show (2017)
-“Plein Air Day”-Kimberly Crest, Redlands,CA- PAAR Members Show (2017)
-“Hillcrest Fireside Gallery”- La Verne,CA- PVAA at Hillcrest- Group Exhibition (2017)
-“Las Laguna Gallery”-Laguna Beach, CA- “Landscape Show”- Selected Guest Artist (2017)
-“Gallery 206”- Pacific Grove, CA- CPAP- International Plein Air Challenge- Selected Finalist (2016)
-“Carter House Gallery”- Redding, CA- NVAL-Selected Artist by the juror for exhibition. (2016)
-“Claremont Forum Bookshop & Gallery”- Claremont, CA – Solo Show- (2016)
-“Gallery Soho”- Pomona, CA- Feature Artist from February (2014)
-“Chateau L’Amour”- Gallery- Ontario, CA (2013)
-“Show-case” – Santa Fe Springs, CA - Art Fest (May, 2013)
-“The Liberty Gallery” – Long Beach, CA (October 2012)
-California Art Club (CAC) -Oil Painters of America (OPA)
-California Plein Air Painters (CPAP) -Pomona Valley Art Association (PVAA)
-Riverside Art Museum (RAM) -Plein Air Artists of Riverside (PAAR)
-Associate Artists of the Inland Empire” (AAIE) -The Arts Colony” Corona, CA