Elizabeth (Beth) Adams is an artist, graphic designer, writer and publisher. She and her husband were partners in a design and communication business in Vermont since 1981; in 2008 they moved to Montreal, Canada, where Elizabeth started an independent publishing firm, Phoenicia Publishing. She maintains a studio in Montreal, where she pursues painting, drawing, and printmaking, and is happy to welcome visitors and occasional students. She shares her writing and art online through her blog, The Cassandra Pages, which she has written since 2003, and Instagram, and her artwork is available for sale through this site or email inquiry.
AVA Gallery, Lebanon NH, 1981
Pastel Society of Eastern Canada, Les Pastellistes Juried International Exhibition 2017, Montreal
Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, Stations of the Cross, 2014
Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal Nuit Blanche 2016, 2015
AVA Gallery Members Exhibitions (various), 1981 - 1994
Ice Mountain: An Elegy, Dave Bonta, linocuts by Elizabeth Adams (Phoenicia Publishing 2017) (finalist, Banff Mountain Book Festival 2017)
Annunciation: 16 Poets Consider Mary, Elizabeth Adams, editor and illustrator. (Phoenicia Publishing 2015)
A Seat in a Wild Place, NH, ten scratchboard illustrations, 1985
The Fig and the Orchid, Phoenicia Publishing, forthcoming, 2020, with illustrations by the author.
Lisboa: An Illustrated Letter, Phoenicia Publishing, forthcoming, 2019.
Going to Heaven, the life and election of Bishop Gene Robinson, (Soft Skull Press, Brooklyn, 2006.)
Numerous articles and essays in various print and online publications, such as The Witness, Tikkun, qarrtsiluni, Blue Print Review, the Montreal Gazette, Documentum, and others.
Designer and editor:
Twenty-five titles published through Phoenicia Publishing, as well as hundreds of projects for corporate and institutional clients such as Dartmouth College and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Ediciones del Norte, Vermont Public Radio, The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, New England Digital Corporation, the Tuck Business School, AVA Gallery and Art Center, Qarrtsiluni Online Literary Magazine, Christ Church Cathedral Montreal, and Persephone Productions.
AELAQ: Association of English Language Publishers of Quebec