Elizabeth Fox


Elizabeth Fox was born in Orlando, Florida, in 1969, and attended the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota. She lived in New Orleans for eighteen years, before moving to Maine in 2008, following Hurricane Katrina. She has exhibited her work in New York City, New Orleans, Miami, Washington, D.C., Houston, the Netherlands and at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) in Maine.

Fox now lives and works in Standish, Maine.

Artist Statement

My paintings are deceptively simple, using a fresh color palette and hyper-defined subject matter to draw you in, there’s also a sense of isolation with ample negative space and rhythmic placement of objects and figures.

Tensions are introduced to question sexual, gender, and age relation. These questions are left unanswered as to who or what is the dominant power. This is to show pivotal moments with humor and all of our human strengths and vulnerabilities.

Elizabeth Fox Interview with CMCA

Elizabeth Fox // Interview from CMCA on Vimeo.


Fox was listed as one of the “Ones to Watch” in the Maine Home & Design (April 2016) MH+D Art Issue

“The dream-like spirituality of Elizabeth Fox’s paintings,” The Chart (Vol. 1, No. 3: November 2015) http://thechart.me/dreamlike-spirituality-elizabeth-fox-paintings/

“Show of Strength for Contemporary Maine Painting,” Portland Press Herald (August 2014) – http://www.pressherald.com/2014/08/10/art-review-show-of-strength-for-contemporary-maine-painting/

“Introducing the Subtle Wit of Elizabeth Fox…,”Houston Press (August 2014) – http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/lntroducing-the-subtle-wit-of-elizabeth-fox-and-striking-sculptures-of-jesse-lott-6385303

“Small Screen Drama Creeps into Artist’s Work,” The New Orleans Advocate (May 2014) – http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/beaucoup/9239277-171/small-screen-drama-creeps-into-artists

“Review: Played to Win,” Gambit (May 2014) –http://www.bestofneworleans.com/blogofneworleans/archives/2014/05/14/review-played-to-win-and-city-in-mind

“Fox at Chaisson,” Gambit (December 2011) – http://www.elizabethfox.com/press/gambit-stamina-in-the-dreamhouse.html

“Stamina in the Dream House,” Arts America (December 2011) – http://artsamerica.org/blog/uncategorized/stamina-in-the-dream-house/