My name is Eliza Lynn Tobin. My dad gave me my first set of paintbrushes and his love of painting when I was a kid. Creativity, in the form of writing, drawing and painting, has always been my ally and continued to be as I moved from the east coast to the western mountains, trying out a myriad of jobs and adventures along the way.
In 2005, I also became obsessed with yoga and the art and philosophy of Tantra. I discovered that yoga and art making were two parallel gateways into the sacred. Both practices allowed me to be an explorer of the experiences in my body, my mind and the world. Both practices helped heal the places that didn’t feel quite whole and connected me more deeply to intuition.
Painting is the place where I continue to develop this connection to the sacred and explore concepts that fascinate me: yoga, the chakras, goddesses, sacred geometry, ayurveda, ancient yogic texts, and the elements.
I've been a painter for over 15 years and have sold thousands of prints + paintings to budding and experienced yogis alike. A lovely soul said of one of my pieces,
"your painting is a remarkable piece of art that portrays what happened to me at a yoga retreat...my heart literally exploded open."
If you are looking for an image to help you remember your wholeness, I've got:
- over 100 vibrant paintings + prints to light up your yoga space
- paintings infused with a master's degree study of creativity and yogic philosophy
- art work informed by over 500 hours of yogic training and years of teaching
- pieces created from the momentum of 15 years of study in the arts
When I'm not painting you can find me:
practicing yoga, studying plant medicine, adventuring outdoors, traveling, writing or reading fantasy novels.
>>>> After living in the mountain West for most of the past ten years, I've moved back to my home state of Vermont with my husband, daughter Savannah and dog Tulsi.
>>>> I began painting at age 8 with my Dad, apprenticed with him in high school and studied Fine Arts at St. Lawrence University. Then I studied creativity, art and yoga in a Masters degree at Lesley University.
>>>> I explored figure drawing in Italy, Tantric Art in India, expressive art therapy in New England, intuitive painting online, and I continue to explore the creative process in my studio.
>>>> I tried out a lot of things before becoming a full time artist. I’ve been a nanny, a stock room manager, a yarn store assistant, a wilderness adventure leader, and a high school art teacher.
Basecamp Gallery, Killington, VT, July 2017
Downtown Yoga Festival, Salt Lake City, October 2015
The Miller's Thumb Gallery, Summer 2013 + 2014 + 2015
Sun Valley Papoose Club Holiday Bazaar, December 2013
Jackson Hole Art Association Christmas Bazaar, December 2012
Still Point Gallery, “True Artist” Fall 2010
Boston Handmade Downtown Holiday Gallery December 2010
Boston Bazaar Bizarre December 2010
The Process of Peace, Towson Arts Collective, Spring 2011