Elasah Schaff-Smith holds a B.S. degree and Creative Arts & Health certificate from The New School, NY, studied multi-disciplinary arts at the California Institute of the Arts. As an artist and teaching artist, she has coordinated programs in Fine Art and Design, in New York, Chicago, Michigan and Hawaii, for children through adults. She participated in the Learning Through Art volunteer program at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and continues to participate in the Met Escapes program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In New York, she has exhibited at The Lam Foundation, The Russian Consulate, Manhattanville College, The Silvermine Art Center, CT, Miller Gallery, NY, Billy Hork, Chicago and H. Allen Holmes, Jupiter, FL. Her artwork is currently represented by Sandra Morgan Gallery in Greenwich, CT. and can be found in private as well as public collections throughout the country.