Teresa Elliott

Teresa Elliott

Teresa Elliott is an American contemporary painter living and working in her desert studio north of the Big Bend National Park in Alpine, Texas. She is best known for oil portraits of Texas Longhorns set against the vast western skies of the American landscape.

Elliott has received many awards, including Best of Show at Night of Artists, Briscoe Western Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas; the BoldBrush Award sponsored by FASO; Best of Show and five People’s Choice wins at the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale in Denver, Colorado; third place figurative in The Artist Magazine’s Annual Art Competition; Collector’s Choice for the American Art Invitational at Saks Galleries in Denver, Colorado; and Artist’s Choice for Cowgirl Up! at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg, Arizona. She has also received awards at the Art Renewal Center's International Salon Competition, including two Chairman’s Choice, an Honorable Mention in figurative and three finalist positions in portrait and animal.

She has exhibited with at InSight Gallery (solo show) in Fredericksburg, Texas; National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming; the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio; and Beijing World Art Museum in Beijing, China; and four Women Painting Women invitationals at RJD Gallery in Sag Harbor, New York. In 2013, she exhibited at the Annual Oil Painters of America show.

Elliott's affiliations include Oil Painters of America, Portrait Society of America, and Society of Animal Artists.