ELIZABETH SCHWARZ SUMNER                                                     easumner@verizon.net

B. 1957        Washington, DC

Studio: Columbia, Maryland

Subject matter: various, landscape, human figure, nature

Medium: watercolor, oil paint, acrylic, mixed media



Towson University, MEd in Art, 2009

University of Maryland University College, BA, Fine Arts, 2001

Pratt Institute of Art, drawing major, three and a half years, 1975 - 1978

Ohio State University, course work and internship with medical illustrator, 1977


Selected Group Exhibitions:

Art Howard County 2019 – Howard County Arts Council Gallery, Ellicott City, MD, 2019

Roco6x6 – Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, Rochester, NY, 2019

Earth Elements - Bowie City Hall, Bowie, MD, 2016

Patuxent Art League Annual - Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, MD, 2014

Bowie City Hall Show “By Invitation” - Bowie City Hall, Bowie, MD, 2014

Master Class - Bowie City Hall, Bowie, MD, 2014

What Those Who Teach Can Do - juried exhibition, The Art Institute of Washington,

Rosslyn, VA, 2013 and 2014

Local Color - Artists’ Gallery, Columbia, MD, 2011 and 2013 Merit Award

Small Wonders - MFA Gallery, Annapolis, MD, 2011

LAG Open Juried Exhibition - Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, MD, 2002 and 2011

Who Me? Self-Portrait exhibit - Sweetwater Center for the Arts, PA, 2011

2010 MAEA Members Exhibit - two works, Howard County, MD, 2010

HoCo 2010, Howard County Center for the Arts, MD, 2010


Brooklyn Art Library, Art House Co-op, NY, 2010

Work held in private collections in New York, California, Tennessee, Florida, Virginia and Maryland



Laurel High School, Visual Arts Teacher, 2007 - 2019

University of Maryland, Art & Learning Center, sessional instructor 2014 and 2015

Nicholas Orem Middle School, Visual Arts Teacher, 2001 - 2007

Montpelier Cultural Arts Center and Harmony Hall Regional Center, sessional instructor 2001 and 2002

Private art instruction, 1994-1999


Other art related employment:

Deck the Walls, framing, 1998 - 1999

Freelance Illustrator, 1987 - 1997



Silkscreen with printmaker Winston Hill, 2013