'Mothers Bring Sunshine'
'On the Menu'
'Safety In Speed'
Elizabeth Mumford paints in a whimsical
style, often with a nautical theme. Each painting is surrounded by her
signature black border with a verse and bronze stenciled scallop shells in
the corner. Her work reflects her love of the sea, old boats, and “olden
Liz has put many paintings into prints, note cards and most
recently, needlepoint canvases and hand cut puzzles. She has designed
programs and prints for many charities and schools.
Sweet Briar College in Virginia, and graduated from Smith College. Liz
then took a job teaching school on Maui, Hawaii. After 5 years there, she
returned to Indiana to continue teaching in Evansville. In 1980, Liz
entered a graduate program in art and education at Tulane University.
After completing that program, she moved to the family house on Cape Cod.
No teaching job was available, so she turned to painting full time. A
sell-out first show and a lot of hard work enabled Liz to develop her
style. In 2009, Liz returned to the classroom; she is teaching Art History
at Cape Cod Community College, and a “community” art history series at
local libraries and churches.
Her work is appreciated by collectors
across the U.S. including exhibitions at Mystic Seaport Maritime Gallery,
the Cotuit Center for the Art in Cotuit; Cahoon Museum, Cotuit, Ma.; Cover
Artist, Hook Fisherman’s Association, Chatham, Ma.