Elise V Allan, Paintings

2015 on the beam

"Happiness is being on the beam with life - to feel the pull of life." Agnes Martin

on the beam

you make my heart sing

Good Friday


love song

blessed and ruined


"Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness." Mark Rothko

2014 notes

a thousand promises



"To draw you must close your eyes and sing" Pablo Picasso 

"To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers" Paul Klee 


beneath my feet

out of the walls

"I have nothing, I know nothing, I want nothing." Marion Milner