M.F.A. Printmaking, 1978, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

B.A., 1975, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts

1972-1973, Villa Schifanoia Graduate School of Fine Arts and Music, Florence, Italy

1971 Brunswick High School, Brunswick, Maine



Painter, Illustrator, 1978- present

Art Director, Pakn Treger Magazine, National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1999-2010

Art Director/Editor, UMass Magazine, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1987-2003

Editor/Art Director, Synergy Magazine, University of Massachusetts, Amherst,  Massachusetts, 1998-2001

Designer/Illustrator, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1977-1987



At The Gate of Memory, One-person show, Alumnae Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2016-2017

Wild Nights – Wild Nights, One-person showEmily Dickinson Museum, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2016

Pioneer Women, M.A.P. Gallery, Easthampton, Massachusetts, 2015

Letters from Away, One-person show, Historic Northampton, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2015

Elizabeth Pols: Recent Work, One-person show, State House, Boston, Massachusetts, 2014

Small Works, Hope & Feathers Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2013

At Water’s Edge, One-person show, Alumnae Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2013

Passion! Elusie Gallery, Easthampton, Massachusetts, 2013

Small Works, Hope & Feathers Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2012

Picturing Emily, One-person show, Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2012

Down from the Hills, Charles Russell Gallery, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2012

2012 Amherst Biennial, Juried show, Emily Dickinson Museum,  Amherst, Massachusetts, 2012

Art X 5, Salmon Falls Gallery, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, 2012

Pioneer Women, Jasper Rand Gallery, Westfield, Massachusetts, 2011

 4 Seasons, 5 Artists, ARTSPACE, Greenfield, Massachusetts, 2011

2010 Amherst Biennial, Juried show, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2010

Pioneer Women & Wonderland, Paper City Project Space, Holyoke, Massachusetts, 2010

Landscape: Scene and Unseen, Hosmer Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, Northampton Arts Council Biennial Juried Show, 2009

Pioneer Women, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, 2009

32nd Annual Benefit Auction Preview Exhibition, CMCA, Rockport, Maine, 2008

Landscapes of the Mind, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, 2008

Annual Juried Show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, 2008

Traveling Women, Grubbs Gallery, Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, Massachusetts, 2008

Little Work, Juried exhibit, Nashawannuck Gallery, Easthampton, Massachusetts, 2008

How We Remember, Juried exhibit, Nacul Center, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2007

Members Show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, 2007

Members Show, Deerfield Valley Artists Association, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2007

Maine Art Gallery Juried Show 2007,  Juried exhibit, Wiscasset, Maine, 2007

Northeast Fine Art, Juried exhibit, Green Trees Gallery, Northfield, Massachusetts, 2007

The Great River Show, Juried exhibit, Great Hall, Turners Falls, Massachusetts, 2006

Members Show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, 2006

Islands, One-person exhibit, Hosmer Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2006

Paragon Arts & Industry Juried Show,  Easthampton, Massachusetts, 2006

Painting for Print, One-person exhibit, Pelham Library Gallery, Pelham Massachusetts, 2004

Small World, Juried exhibit, New City Art, Easthampton, Massachusetts, 2003-2004

Group exhibit, Hosmer Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2003

Juried exhibit, Student Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2002

Western Mass Illustrators Guild Group Show, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton,Massachusetts, 2000

One-person exhibit, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, 1978

Boston Printmakers 1977,  National Juried Show, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1977



Five artists find inspiration in glacial potholes, by Steve Pfarrer, 2012
Strong, Inspiring Works
, by Cheryl Rulewich, 2007

Remembrance of Things to Come, by Edward Pols, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 2007

DVAA exhibits, by Cheryl Rulewich, 2007

Enchanted Isles, by Dan DeNicola, 2006

Smith Voices, edited by Patricia Skarda, The Smith College Press, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1999
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