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Elaine Katzer Edit Profile

artist , sculptor

Elaine Katzer, American artist, sculptor. Recipient Design Woman of the Year award Los Angeles County Fine Art Museum, 1981, Artist In Residence award Arts Victoria, 1978, Transcendental Meditation award Art & Peace, 1982.


Katzer, Elaine was born on February 17, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Erwin and Eloise (Bouchey) Katzer.


Diploma, Chouinard Art. Institute, 1955; Master in Art, California State University, Long Beach, 1969.


Professor, Art Department, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California, 1971-1974;illustrator, Los Angeles Zoo, City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks, Los Angeles, 1978-1980;illustrator, Cabrillo Marine Museum, City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks, San Pedro, California, 1981-1983;illustrator, sculptor, Griffith Park Rangers, City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks, Los Angeles, 1983-1985;freelance artist sculptor, illustrator, painter, since 1985.


  • Other Work

    • Executed murals Chula Vista Library., 1977, Bellflower Library., California, 1974, Melbourne Zoo, Victoria, Australia, 1980, Brown Pelican Diving, Cabrillo, 1982, Glendale Federal Bank, San Diego, 1983, Encino, California, 1985, Manhattan Village Mall, California, Griffith Park Ranger Station, Los Angeles, 1985.

      Work represented in permanent collections at Sierra Galleries, Lake Tahoe, California, Joan Crawley Galleries Scottsdale, Arizona, Santa Fe, Sculptured Arts Gallery, Sedona, Arizona.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: raising birds, helping to save public lands.


Children: Robin Corona, Jenny Wren Armstrong, Eric Amrstrong.

Erwin Katzer

Eloise (Bouchey) Katzer

Robin Corona Katzer

Jenny Wren Armstrong Katzer

Eric Amrstrong Katzer