Great Grey Owl Painting Owl Art


Elizabeth Mordensky is a contemporary artist, focusing her work on capturing the world around her. She paints mainly wildlife and landscapes, with the objective of exposing people to the wonder of our natural world. She hopes to inspire actions of conservation for our public lands and natural resources. She works in oil and acrylic. 



Studied Under

  • Lorie Kagle, 2001-2005

  • Jessi Sheron

Drawing and Painting Coursework at the University of Virginia, 2006-2007



  • Mordensky, Elizabeth. Can I Spend the Winter with You?, CreateSpace. 2017. Print. Author, Cover Art and Full Illustrations

  • Lee, Barbara “Flora 🙴 Fauna” Yellowstone Quarterly, September 2017: pg 18. Print.

  • Anderson, Deanna. Kikir of the Walking Trees, Cook My Way, 2016 C. Print. Cover Art and Full Illustrations

  • Lee, Barbara “Creatures Large 🙴 Small: White Weasels and Black-Tipped Tails” Yellowstone Quarterly September 2014: pg 9. Print

  • Cline, Jerre, Three Stories for Francis. Xlibris Corporation, 2013, Cover Art and Chapter Heads Art


  • Wild Excellence Films (Current), Film Project “Golden Eagles: Witnesses to a Changing West”- Creation of art for eagle conservation film project and donating a piece for an auction at the film screening in Jackson, Wyoming

  • University of Canterbury Department of Geology, Christchurch New Zealand, Kennedy, Ben, Davidson, Jonathan- Creation of art for educational game: Magma Drillers Save Planet Earth, supported by the American Geophysical Union and featured publication in EOS: Earth and Science News Sep 2019, Vol 100, pg 26-31

  • University of Canterbury Department of Geology, Christchurch New Zealand, Adamsky, Rachel Hikuroa, Daniel: Art created for an Educational Outreach Video describing the geology and cultural  history of Whakaari, (White Island) New Zealand. 

  • Art Director for “The Trailside Tales” Podcast with Stanley Mordensky


Juried Shows

2020-2021    Group show "Urban Wildlife: Learning to Co-Exist"  

                       National Museum of Wildlife Art Jackson, Wy

2017              Group Show: Sweet Pea Art Show, Bozeman, MT

                       The Emerson Center for the Arts

2017              Group Show: Maryland Christmas Show, Frederick MD

2017              Group Show: International Gallery of Arts 2017 “Painters Art Exhibition” 

                       250 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario: Virtual Gallery and Magazine 

                       Juror: Monique Jackson and Lisa Chang

2013              Group Show: Sweet Pea Art Show, Bozeman, MT

                       The Emerson Center for the Arts



          2021-2022    National Buffalo Museum- Three bison pieces on display

          2021              Solo Show, Untamed; Big Sky Country- ArtFocus Gallery Hamilton MT

          2020              Solo Exhibition, Wild Joe’s, Bozeman MT

          2018-2019    Group Exhibition: Crisp Cafe and Gifts, Christchurch, New Zealand

          2012-2013    Group Exhibition, 2012-13 Hive Gallery, Livingston, MT



  • International Gallery of Arts 2017 “Painters Art Exhibition” Honorable Mention and Feature in Exquisit Arts Magazine Fall 2017 Issue #7. Pg 48

  • Gallatin County Fair 2012: Second Place “Pencil Drawing”

  • 2005 Senior Award of Excellence in Art, Brentsville District High School


Classes Taught

“Art in the Park” Roosevelt Rendezvous with Yellowstone Forever 2017, 2014



  • National Buffalo Museum

  • Private Collection, Bozeman, MT

  • Private Collection, Gardiner, MT

  • Private Collection, Emigrant, MT

  • Private Collection, Lubbock, TX

  • Private Collection, Portland, ME

  • Private Collection, Jackson FL

  • Private Collection, Gainesville, VA

  • Private Collection, Columbus, OH

  • Private Collection, Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Private Collection, Munich, Germany

Artist CV