In the complexity of the modern world, we can miss the most interesting aspects. Since images in today’s digital world are smooth and idealized, a picture that has imperfections, and a story behind it can be more fascinating. Elizabeth Dillman searches for unique visual imagery in ordinary environments. Focusing on the most compelling part of an object or setting, she asks the viewer to imagine the whole scene based on the perspective presented in her art. She strives for authenticity in her drawings, and she hopes to create something even more beautiful than the original concept. She chooses subjects, often simple in composition, looking for pattern, shape, line, and contrast. What fascinates her about pencils is that with single shades of lead, she can create dimension, texture, and tone. Elizabeth loves the interplay of the material, the application of graphite on paper, to give the flat surface image and life. She aspires to produce drawings that will engage the audience. She hopes that viewers will experience the same passion and awe she has for the world around her when they look at her work. Elizabeth Dillman grew up in Colorado and has lived in Wyoming, Minnesota, Kansas, Indiana and now resides in Harrison, Ohio. Liz’s passion for art began at a young age and she was always involved in art classes throughout her school years. Following her childhood, she majored in Education and Physical Therapy. After raising her child, she again felt the pull of art and began drawing on nights, weekends, and any time she had a free moment. Elizabeth has started exhibiting her works in juried gallery shows.
Elizabeth's ArtPrize Entries
These are Elizabeth's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Elizabeth's Past Work
These are images of past work that Elizabeth has done.