Eleanor Scholz, a Palo Alto native, spent her formative years in Salt Lake City, Utah where she began her art career. After graduating from Westminster College in 2011, she was active in the SLC art scene for 5 years—participating in gallery shows and art festivals throughout Utah, where she also worked as a designer, mental health worker, and taught high school English and art.
In 2014 she left Salt Lake to travel, study Islamic geometric design in Turkey, and pursue artistic opportunities elsewhere. She was mobile for several years, working out of Palo Alto, Boston, and New York. In that time she completed two artist residencies at Flux Factory in New York City, and one at Habitable Spaces in Kinbsbury, Tx. She currently lives in Oakland, CA and has has a studio space at Compound Gallery.