Influences

Elizabeth Matthews studied painting, drawing, printmaking and art history at Brigham Young University under Robert Marshall, Bruce Smith, James Christensen, Wulf Barsch, Hagen Haltern, Gary Barton, Joe Ostraff, Wayne Kimball and Mark Magleby.

Influencer: Piet Mondrian

He searched for the essence of art by stripping out all that was unnecessary. I’ve applied this technique to figure out the essence of my work and found it helpful.

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ap-art-history/later-europe-and-americas/modernity-ap/a/mondrian-composition

Influencer: Theodore Waddell

I’m interested in the work of Theodore Waddell. I like the movement he creates with his compositions.  I like his playful mark making in this image.

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