Louisa McElwain

1953 – 2013

Louisa McElwain


Nashua, New Hampshire


Expressive landscape painting

In Memorium:

Louisa McElwain, 1953 – 2013, was a renowned New Mexico painter famous not only for her thickly impasted landscape paintings of the Southwest, but also her larger than life personality and adventurous, joyful soul. She was a passionate, generous, loving friend and mother.

Louisa lived fully with an extraordinary view and zest for life, which was unrivaled and contagious. Internationally recognized as a master painter, Louisa was a highly creative, intellectual mind, fully immersed in her spirituality, a great humanitarian, a self-sufficient gardener and ranch woman with immense compassion for her animals and the land.

Sold At Lone Star Art Auction

Louisa McElwain – Rain Approaching Alcalde
Louisa McElwain
(1953 – 2013)

Rain Approaching Alcalde

oil on canvas
20.25 x 30.25 inches
Sold for: $15,600