Eilene Carver was raised in South Texas. She earned her BFA in Design with a concentration in Prints from Baylor University and an MFA in Painting from UC Berkeley. She primarily works in oils, but often includes collage, pastel and charcoal.
Her work has received awards and been included in regional & national exhibitions since 1986,including such venues as; The Women’s Museum of Dallas, Laguna Gloria Museum in Austin, Berkeley Arts Center, San Antonio Museum of Art, and the San Francisco MOMA, Artist’s Gallery. Her work is in numerous private collections throughout the United States.
Eilene is an Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting at Collin College where she has received both the Vision Award and Outstanding Associate Professor of the year. She previously taught at Napa Valley College & the Richmond Art Center in California, in addition to conducting visiting artist workshops in Thailand & Russia. She loves interaction with students; encouraging their creative process through the development of techniques & self-expression. Eilene lives in Flower Mound, Texas with her husband. She never bores of exploring the Hill Country & appreciates days in the studio with her three dogs.