Eleanor Blair searches for beauty in the natural world and in everyday things. She works primarily in oil, from life and from photographs.
Eleanor graduated from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City in 1969. She moved to Gainesville in 1971 and has been painting Central Florida scenes since that time. Eleanor Blair is a well-known member of the art community in Gainesville; exhibiting her work in local art festivals, performing on stage with the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra and working in her studio/gallery downtown.