Elizabeth Spotswood Spencer has a Bachelors of Fine Art from Murray State University, Murray Kentucky, and a Masters of Fine Art from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Dartmouth Mass. Spencer’s work is included in the permanent collection of The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, L.A., North West School of the Arts, Charlotte, NC, the Whangarei District Council, Whangarei, New Zealand, and the Whangarei Airport, New Zealand.
Recently, her work has been included in invitational exhibitions at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA., The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA., and the Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis IN. She was also awarded a regional project artist grant from the NC Arts Council.
Spencer’s work combines wood, paint, paper, and a variety of other materials to create layered and visceral narratives. Her work has been described as rich, dramatic, wooden and mixed media narratives that construct a fantastical reverie. Currently, Spencer is a studio artist and Instructor of Fine Arts at Craven Community College in New Bern, NC.