“You want people around you who are really kind and trusting, beautiful and loving.”

elisabethpeyton|”People who are good at what they do, often become well known. I’m interested in making pictures of artists whose work inspires me. People who are dealing with their feelings through art or people who defined their moment in history.” In real life, the artist absorbs her sitter’s qualities, mingles them with her own particular take (love, admiration, distant respect) and often paints on boards or paper that rarely go above A4 size. Her pictures now average something like $6,000 per square inch. ”Sometimes I think, this is really tough, being alone so much. But I also know that I am the one making the pressure.” Art Elisabeth Peyton