Elizabeth Miller was born in 1929 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She grew up in the Lincoln area with a brother and a sister and her parents. At the University of Nebraska, she was president of the Delta Phi Delta, the honorary art association, and graduated in 1951 with a B.F.A. in painting and printmaking. After a summer teaching art at a girls' camp in Minnesota, she worked at the Des Moines Art Center and in Waterloo. She taught art at Drake University in Des Moines, where she met her husband, a music professor. They were married in 1958, and they have two daughters. She earned her M.F.A. from Drake in 1969. Before retiring in 1995, she taught painting and drawing at Iowa State University for 24 years, earning the title of Distinguished Professor. She painted in oil and watercolor.
Walnut Creek Yarrow
Watercolour on paper Framed dimensions: 38.25" x 31.25""
Alkyd oil on canvas Framed dimensions: 61.5" x 56"
Deer Hill No.2
Alkyd oil on canvas Framed dimensions: 51.25" x 45.25"
Oil on linen Framed dimensions: 40.5" x 54.5"
Watercolor on paper Framed dimensions: 41" x 33.5"
Grasses at the Fen
Alkyd on canvas Framed dimensions: 52" x 45"