Elizabeth Greenberg is an artist and educator living in midcoast Maine. She received her BFA in Photography from Rhode Island School of Design. Following undergraduate school, Elizabeth spent her first summer in Maine at The Maine Photographic Workshops (now Maine Media Workshops), thus beginning a long-term relationship with a place she still calls home. Elizabeth served as Arnold Newman's teaching assistant in Maine one summer and was subsequently hired as his assistant and studio manager. She continued to work for Arnold Newman for a number of years. Elizabeth continued to work in New York and established a career in the world of commercial photography.
Elizabeth taught her first class in 1994, and was inspired to pursue a career in arts education. In 1998 Elizabeth returned to graduate school and was awarded an MFA in Visual Arts from Vermont College in 2000.
In addition to teaching summer workshops and courses in photography and professional development at Maine Media Workshops + College, Elizabeth has also taught at The New School for Social Research, NYC, The Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA and Lafayette College, Easton, PA.
Elizabeth has exhibited her art nationally. She has also curated several traveling exhibitions. To honor Arnold Newman and his legacy in the world of photography, Elizabeth works with the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation to administer the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture.
Currently Elizabeth is the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Maine Media Workshops + College as well as a member of the faculty in both the certificate and Master of Fine Arts programs at the College.