Elizabeth (Beth) Adams is an artist, graphic designer, writer and publisher. She and her husband founded their own design and communication business in Vermont in 1981; in 2008 they moved to Montreal, Canada, where Elizabeth also started an independent publishing firm, Phoenicia Publishing. She works out of her 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 inquiry via the contact form.
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 2018, 2016, 2015
AVA Gallery Members Exhibitions (various), 1981 - 1994
Losing Touch, Magda Kapa, drawings by Elizabeth Adams, 2021
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
Snowy Fields, Phoenicia Publishing, fall of 2023. A portfolio of charcoal landscape drawings with an essay by the author and an essay about her work by Michael Szpakowski.
The Fig and the Orchid, Phoenicia Publishing, forthcoming, including illustrations by the author.
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:
Thirty 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