Elsie Dill, native Californian, educated at San Jose State, has a family of 5 is grandma to 14 grandchildren, all art critics. She has been influenced by the late Charles Thomas of Carmel, the late Robert Wood of Green Valley, Greg Kondos of Sacramento and Robert Burridge of Arroyo Grande.
Her mastery of composition, technique and palette produce excitement and interest in her pieces. She has received many awards throughout California. She is listed in the Who's Who of American Women and Women in the Arts. She is a full-time artist and maintains her studio in her Salinas home.