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Elisabeth Brenner De Nitto, German, American artist. Certified botanical art New York Botanical Garden, 2000. Volunteer gardener Central Park Conservancy, New York City, since 2003; art teacher National Academy School Fine Arts, since 2004; Member of International Women's Writing Guild, American Watercolor Society, American Society Botanical Artists.

Background

Nitto, Elisabeth Brenner De was born on August 8, 1936 in Stuttgart, Germany. Arrived in the United States, 1960. Daughter of Robert Brenner and Josefine Funk-Brenner.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Ramapo State College, 1978. Master of Arts cum laude, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1980. Postgraduate, New York University, 1990.

Career

Teacher, coordinator English as Second Language Tenafly Public Schools, New Jersey, 1980—1986. Professor English language and literature St. Thomas Acquinas College, Sparkill, New York, 1987—2001. Freelance artist, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Certified botanical art New York Botanical Garden, 2000.

Membership

Volunteer gardener Central Park Conservancy, New York City, since 2003. Art teacher National Academy School Fine Arts, since 2004. Member of International Women's Writing Guild, American Watercolor Society, American Society Botanical Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sculpting, weaving, collage.

Connections

Married Dennis De Nitto, September 6, 1962. Children: Daryl Dominic, Devin Dennis.

father:
Robert Brenner

mother:
Josefine Funk-Brenner

spouse:
Dennis De Nitto

children:
Daryl Dominic Nitto

Devin Dennis Nitto