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2020 | PubLab Issue 3 

          Los Angeles Review of Books

2019 | CSUN Sundial Arts and Literature Edition 

           The Sundial



2020 | Hear Us Roar! Exhibition

           Roaring Artist Gallery, Juried by Denae Keutzer

2020 | CSUN Printmaking Society Show 

           CSUN West Gallery, Juried by Holly Jerger


2020 | Museum of Ventura County Bonita C. McFarland Scholarship

           Presented by the Museum of Ventura County Board of                        Directors and the Fine Art Committee.

2018 | Museum of Ventura County Bonita C. McFarland Scholarship

           Presented by the Museum of Ventura County Board of                        Directors and the Fine Art Committee.




Art was not on Sanders’ roadmap early in life; she was set to follow in her father's footsteps and pursue a career in the life sciences. During high school she was a part of the BioScience Academy where she was rigorously trained in medical and lab techniques. From this training, Sanders developed an eye for accuracy and attention to detail which she directly applies to her work. Sanders’ methodology is informed by the scientific method, something that has been ingrained in her since childhood as she was raised by analytical and logical parents.  


Sanders has travelled to five of the seven world continents, exposing her to a wide range of cultures and perspectives. From her travels she has gained a spark for sharing stories, especially those that are not often seen or heard. Much of her work is focused on sharing stories in a manner that allows her audience to relate even though they may be hundreds miles away in location and perspective.


Both science and travel directly feed into Sanders' passion of respecting the natural world. She is intrigued by the juxtaposition of natural and the built environments which can be seen in many of her photographs. 


Sanders has a Bachelors of Arts in art with a concentration in photography and graphic design from California State University, Northridge helping to inform her passion for communication and the arts.


See Elaine's work featured on the California State University, Northridge Art Galleries instagram page!

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