Artists of Uptown Arts Center exhibition Elizabeth Hipwell– 3rd artist profile


Elizabeth is a self-taught artist. She came to it through art therapy in 2005 and has participated in  exhibitions at the Cultural Center, SAIC (Art in Connection 3 years in a row), & Berger Park, among others; as well as silent auctions for Northside Action for Justice in connection with Silent Voices, an art & writing collective she co-founded in 2012-2015. A graduate of Bennington College (BA in Drama-Acting major, Costume Design minor) and The Theatre School at DePaul (MFA acting), Elizabeth’s preferred medium is mixed-media (initially inspired by artist Ray Johnson) & her mantra for the last twelve years has been to embrace imperfection.