Elizabeth Mumford was active/lived in Massachusetts. Elizabeth Mumford is known for nostalgia, Americana.
Biography Elizabeth Mumford
Elizabeth Mumford's whimsical paintings are happy-seeming vignettes focused on the past and present of American culture, especially the brighter moments of American heritage---simple pleasures and small-town delights that have not been overshadowed by global crises. The are framed by quotations from Benjamin Franklin and Ralph Waldo Emerson as well as sea chanteys, Bible verses, and words of every-day New England wisdom. With this method, the paintings both illustrate their texts and are reinforced by them.
"Mumford says of her own development as an artist that while her early work could have been categorized as 'primitive', her style has evolved into a much more sophisticated awareness of compositional balance of color and line. He
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