A. Elizabeth Lauri, American artist, art educator. Achievements include teaching "Arte en Español" to low-income children in Westchester and Putnam counties in New York, Danbury, Conn. Recipient 2d prize, JJenth Art Gallery, Peekskill, New York, 1997; grantee, New York State Council Arts, 1998. Founder and secretary Latin Americans of Putnam County, 2001.
Lauri, A. Elizabeth Arrived in the United States, 1974. Daughter of Sidney Panting and Maria Ernestina Paz.
Bachelor in Liberal Arts, San Vincente de Paúl, Honduras, 1973. Bachelor in Commercial and Fine Arts, Albert Pels School of Art, New York City, 1978.
Assistant art director Karoktype, Brooklyn, 1978—1979. Assistant and artist Charles Fazzino, Editions Incorporated, New York Rochelle, 1986—1993. Tile designer Elon, Inc., Hawthorne, 1995—1996.
Art instructor Northern Westchester Center Arts, Mount Kisco, since 1998, Wooster Arts Center, Danbury, Connecticut, since 2001. Member advisory board Art-Life Guild, Port Chester, New York, 1990—1992. Member grant panel Putnam Arts Council, Mahopac, 1997—1999.
Founder and secretary Latin Americans of Putnam County, 2001.
Married Frank Lauri, May 1, 1979. 1 child from previous marriage Anelisa.