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Contemporary artist Elizabeth R. Whelan paints our world in all its complexity. Working from her studio on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, Whelan creates distinctive fine art paintings that will last generations.

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Elizabeth R. Whelan: The Value of a Painting

Grow your collection with an original painting by
artist Elizabeth R. Whelan
Elizabeth R. Whelan's portraits and paintings transcend technique and draw the viewer in, creating a treasure for us all. Each painting captures the warmth and living qualities of our world, and our connections, one to another.

View Elizabeth's portrait portfolio, commission a portrait or painting from Elizabeth R. Whelan, and purchase an available work or fine art print.

Elizabeth also invites you to view recent nature and landscape, marine and maritime, and still life paintings from her studio.

Contact Elizabeth today!
erwhelan@gmail.com | 508.560.0083

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Fine art paintings by artist Elizabeth R. Whelan
Testimonials:
"Not only did she capture the boat’s beauty, her painting reflected the energy of cruising Nantucket Sound. The wind, the waves, the sounds are all communicated through her expertise in oils. The natural light and coastal landscape are perfectly represented. I could not be happier with the result!"
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Sailor Cape Cod, MA

"Also, I have to say, all of your paintings, not just these two, capture the living presence and essence of individual people in a way that I’ve rarely seen in other portraits. For me, these ones will be a vivid reminder of how happy..."
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Portrait Sitter Vermont

"Thank you so much...We think it looks amazing and beautiful and really captures [our retiring CEO]."
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Archivist, US luxury jewelry company New York City

"My portrait was unveiled this a.m. You are a true genius and master! ...Thank you again for all you did and because of you, it was truly painless."
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Retired doctor, surgeon New York City

"The portrait of [our father] exceeds our expectations. You must hear this from all your happy clients. Each day we enjoy another aspect of it."
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Family of the portrait subject Martha's Vineyard

"The painting is absolutely stunning! You did such an amazing job! You are a truly remarkable artist. You seamlessly blended the pictures we sent, and you captured the castle perfectly. The inlet you made was an outstanding addition to the scene."
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Private Commission Connecticut

"Your talent and love and generosity make the painting shine and we are very grateful that you hold us gently at a moment in our lives and in a place that we all love dearly."
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Multi-generational family Martha's Vineyard

"Thank you for making this possible and for.... creating this perfect painting. It came out better than I hoped and I so appreciate your help in making this such a wonderful experience."
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Private Commission Boston, MA

To make gift giving easy, Elizabeth Whelan offers a portrait gift certificate, amount TBD depending on the type and size of the painting.

As Elizabeth schedules a limited number of sittings a year, this gift certificate guarantees your reservation, and the amount is then applied towards the portrait fee.

It's the perfect answer if you would like to give a portrait as a gift without having to let the recipient know your plans in advance.

As with a regular portrait commission, a 50% up-front deposit is requested, and a contract is initiated with the general information needed to start the process.

Then Elizabeth Whelan will mail you an 8.5" x 11" certificate which you can present to the recipient and a sitting will be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon time and place.

Please note that travel, lodging, shipping, and framing are generally not included in the portrait fee.

Travel to sittings on Martha's Vineyard is free, as is the delivery of the finished portrait.