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Elaine Cline

“You have to allow the paint to break to make it beautiful.” ~~Bob Ross~

Elaine was born and raised in the beautiful state of Montana. She moved to Spokane in 2004 and worked as a medical transcriptionist. After retiring, Elaine took up painting in 2013 and hasn’t stopped since.

My Art

Elaine is a Native American artist working primarily with acrylic paints on stretched canvas. Her artwork reflects a love for nature and features wildlife, scenery and portraits of her people, the Blackfeet tribe of Montana, as well as family and friends. Elaine has had a small chapbook of poetry published and occasionally writes in her spare time. Her poetry and short stories have been published in various publications in the past. Elaine enjoys sewing, beadwork and
photography in addition to painting.


Elaine currently has a studio workspace located at Spokane Art School. Elaine has shown her work at the Carl Maxey Center, Avenue West, Indaba, Terrain 12, 13 and 14, Fellow Coworking, Chrysalis Art Gallery and YES Is A Feeling art gallery/studio in the past years. Elaine has been a member of River Ridge Association of Fine Arts for a few years now and currently serves as secretary for the organization. Elaine lives in Spokane with her husband Kevin and his daughter Marina, who are both talented artists and writers.


You can see more of Elaine’s artwork featured at:
Facebook: @elainegerard
Instagram: @elaines_artjourney
Tiktok: @elainesjourney
Email: whisperelaine@yahoo.com

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