Last Light, 2016, oil on linen, 48" x 36"
Elizabeth Higgins was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1960. As a Helena Rubenstein Award recipient, Higgins earned her MFA from Parsons School of Design, where she studied with Leland Bell, Paul Resika, Albert Kresch and Robert deNiro,Sr. Prior to coming to New York in 1983, Higgins received her BFA from Queen’s University, Canada, where she studied painting and printmaking with JC Heywood, Ralph Allen and David Andrew.
Higgins’ solo shows include the Prince Street Gallery, New York, The Argazzi Gallery, Lakeville, CT and the Nancy Poole Studio, Toronto, Canada. She has also exhibited in group shows at the Ingber Gallery, New York, the Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, the Addison/Ripley Fine Art gallery, Washington, DC, the ART/PLACE gallery, Fairfield CT, and the Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT.
She is now featured in two concurrent traveling exhibitions: Zeuxis –The Unstillife will be on display at the Delaware College of Art and Design, The Painting Center, New York, NY and the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. Also Zeuxis – Flowers as Metaphor will be shown at Hendrix College, Santa Rosa College and the Wiegand Gallery at Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA.
Her work is in corporate and private collections in the US and Canada.