From her Spanish New Mexican ancestry, Eleanor has gleaned a sense of the surreal and inherited an intrinsic aptitude for the use of symbolism. This primitive insight, combined with the Western influence of artists such as 19th century symbolist Gustave Moreau, informs her artistic vision.
- University of Mexico – B.F.A.
- The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Oil, gouache, conté
Areas of Focus
Surrealism, narrative figurativism
- “Inside the Outside,” Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL – 2014
- “Fecundity,” Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL – 2013
- “Ophelia’s Garden,” Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL – 2012
- “Shallow Waters,” Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD – 2011
- Enstice, Esynr, and Peters, Melody, Drawing: Space, Form, and Expression, 2nd ed. – 1996
- “Exploring Imaginary Subjects,” American Artist Magazine – 1988
- E. Lauter, Women as Mythmakers, pub. Indiana University – 1984
Eleanor loves EAC because . . .
Many of her students are now exhibiting artists, and she is proud of them and grateful for the opportunity to mentor them.