Elise received a B.A. in painting and printmaking at UC Santa Cruz in 1997 and is the recipient of the Hyde and Benteen Irwin Scholarship for excellence and promise in the visual arts. In 2005, she received a Master of Fine Arts from the JFK University Arts & Consciousness program in Berkeley, CA.
Elise Morris is a working artist exploring nature’s point of view, particularly fleeting moments of growth and change. Elise begins each piece with a simple line drawing and adds layers and layers of translucent paint.
She has exhibited extensively and has worked in corporate and individual collections throughout the U.S. and internationally. She is represented by several galleries nationally. Elise currently lives and works in Northern California.