Elizabeth Eero Irving is a multi-media artist living and working in Fairbanks, Alaska. She received her B.F.A in Documentary Photography in 1996 as a Kreielshiemer Scholar from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA. In 2013 she received her MFA in painting through Johnson State College in Johnson, VT, in conjunction with the Vermont Studio Center.
Proficient in many different arts and crafts forms, her artwork spans painting, photography, quilting, collage, and bookmaking. She is the recipient of a Rasmuson Project Award (2006) and has also been awarded a Connie Boochever Artist Fellowship from the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, administered by the Alaska State Council on the Arts (2007).
In addition to creating her own work, Elizabeth is an independent curator of group, thematic art exhibits including GunArt: .38 Artists (2004), 9 North: Multimedia Alaskan Perspectives (2007), The Bones Show (2007) and Countenance: Modern Masks of the North (2009). In her spare time, she is an avid skier and cyclist and tends to her growing herd of tropical orchids.