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Elizabeth Enders


June 21 – August 3, 2018

Green Leaves, 2018, Oil on Linen

Green Leaves, 2018

Oil on Linen

60 x 60 inches


Passage Home, 2018, Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches

Passage Home, 2018

Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches


Fort Matanzas, 2017, Watercolor on paper

Fort Matanzas, 2017

Watercolor on paper

12 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches


Sitting by the River, 2018, Oil on Linen

Sitting by the River, 2018

Oil on Linen

40 x 30 inches


Florida, 2017, Watercolor on paper,

Florida, 2017

Watercolor on paper,

12 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches



Ocean/Blue/Blue Cliffs, 1993-2018, Oil on Canvas

Ocean/Blue/Blue Cliffs, 1993-2018

Oil on Canvas

60 x 60


Fort Matanzas I, 2017, Watercolor on paper

Fort Matanzas I, 2017

Watercolor on paper

12 3/16 x 16 1/8 inches


Sweet Boat, 1993-2018, Oil on Canvas

Sweet Boat, 1993-2018

Oil on Canvas

40 x 50 inches


Untitled/River/Banana Leaves, 1993-2018, Oil on Canvas 

Untitled/River/Banana Leaves, 1993-2018

Oil on Canvas 

60 x 60 inches


Freighter-Yellow Cliff, 2017

Freighter-Yellow Cliff, 2017
Oil on canvas
30 x 30 in.

Press Release

Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to open Waterlines, an exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Elizabeth Enders. This will be the artist’s second exhibition with the Gallery. The artist will be present for an opening reception on Thursday, June 21st from 6 – 8PM. 


While the early work of Enders was primarily a personal, visual diary, the current work, featured in Waterlines, moves beyond into the far reaches of her imagination.  Boats sail across the seas, through darkness and light, by forts and rising mounds, a journey that parallels the trip that Enders takes with the brush. The exhibition includes 10 paintings and a complement of watercolors.  It will remain on view through Friday, August 3.

Elizabeth Enders was born in 1939 in New London, CT. In 1962, she graduated with a B.A. from Connecticut College and in 1987 she received her M.A. from New York University. Enders has been exhibiting her work in a variety of institutions and galleries since the 1960s. Her recent retrospectives include Landscape/Language/Line at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum; Life Line, the Art of Elizabeth Enders at the Addison Gallery of American Art in Andover, MA; Painting…Place Elizabeth Enders at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax; and Come In! an exhibition that travelled from the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT to Real Art Ways in Hartford, CT. Her work is included in the collections of the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA; the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Canada; the Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY; Colby College Art Museum, Waterville, ME; the Detroit Institute of Arts, MI; the Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT; Frances Young Tang Museum, Saratoga, NY; the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; the New Britain Museum of American Art, CT;  the Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA; the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT;  and the Whitney Museum, New York, NY, among others.