Elaine works with artists, educational and community-based organisations as Gallery Officer at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, and Studio Assistant at The Art Factory, supported studio. Through her arts practice, she seeks to foster creativity in the region, tailoring projects for regional and accessible contexts.
Elaine holds a BA (Visual) (ANU, School of Art), BA (Visual/ Performing Arts, Honours) (CSU, Communications and Creative Industries) and is studying toward a Masters of Therapeutic Arts at The MIECAT Institute.
Over a decade, Elaine has exhibited in over forty group shows, and presented five solo exhibitions, Space Once Occupied (2013), Building Blocks (2016), Micro-Worlds (2018), Microcosm: A World in Miniature (2019) and From the Beginning (2019). Elaine’s practice was featured in a short film by Next in Line Films, as part of their Regional Artist Profiles (2017).
Elaine is an active participant in the Australian printmaking community, from print exchanges to print prizes, including Imaginings, curated by Rona Green, Human Emotion Print Exchange, Northern Beaches Artist Book Prize and Peebles Print Prize.
During the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, she facilitated the Pandemic Print Exchange (PPE) and responded to the unfolding crisis in Bodies of Matter, a collaboration with Julie Mia Holmes at ANCA Gallery, ACT.