Elizabeth Matthews lives and works in the Washington, DC metro area and loves biking the trail network. She maintains a studio at Rowan Tree in Herndon, VA. Her education includes an M.Ed. in teaching and learning from Utah State University; a BFA from Brigham Young University in painting and drawing; a K-12 teaching certification as well as a gifted and talented endorsement.
Her work is currently on view in the Petite December exhibit at the Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Earlier this year she received an “Honorable Mention” from the Art League (2021) and a “Painting of Exceptional Merit” artist award from Rehoboth Art League (2021). Other distinctions include an FY21 EMGRR artist award from ArtsFairfax (2020); solo exhibits at Bountiful Davis Art Center (2020) and Finch Lane Gallery (2019); and with painting awards at Utah Valley University’s Woodbury Gallery (2020) and the Springville Museum of Art (2017). She also has a painting in the art collection of the Salt Lake Community College.