Elaine Rogers was born in Norfolk, Virginia.  Rogers currently lives and works in Richmond, VA.   She earned a BA in Studio Art and Art History from the University of Richmond, a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Painting and Printmaking and an MFA from University of Wisconsin-Madison in Painting.  A Virginia Museum fellowship recipient and emeritus member of 1708 Gallery, Elaine creates abstract paintings using cold wax and oil paint that contemplate color, structure, and metaphor in the process of painting.  Her paintings reflect the natural world and personal and current events.  She has had one-person shows in Richmond, Charlottesville, and Norfolk, Virginia.   Rogers has taught studio classes at VCU, Collegiate Schools, VMFA Studio School, and the University of Richmond.  She has been a member of artspace gallery in Richmond for many years.  Her work is in Capital One, FCCR/Pinnacle Rehabilitation Center, and the Robins Foundation corporate collections as well as numerous private collections.

 

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Elaine Rogers was born in Norfolk, Virginia.  Rogers currently lives and works in Richmond, VA.   She earned a BA in Studio Art and Art History from the University of Richmond, a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Painting and Printmaking and an MFA from University of Wisconsin-Madison in Painting.  A Virginia Museum fellowship recipient and emeritus member of 1708 Gallery, Elaine creates abstract paintings using cold wax and oil paint that contemplate color, structure, and metaphor in the process of painting.  Her paintings reflect the natural world and personal and current events.  She has had one-person shows in Richmond, Charlottesville, and Norfolk, Virginia.   Rogers has taught studio classes at VCU, Collegiate Schools, VMFA Studio School, and the University of Richmond.  She has been a member of artspace gallery in Richmond for many years.  Her work is in Capital One, FCCR/Pinnacle Rehabilitation Center, and the Robins Foundation corporate collections as well as numerous private collections.

 

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