Elin Menzies is a painter and cut-out artist who studied painting at Bennington College, the University of Hawaii, the Art Students League and sculpture at Massachusetts College of Art. Her awards include the Yasuo Kuniyoshi Award, The Jacobs/Towbin Award from the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum and an Artists of the Northeast Award from the Silvermine Arts Center. She has participated in solo, invitational and juried exhibits at the Samuel Dorsky Museum, the  Kleinert James Center for the Arts, Woodstock Framing Gallery, Arts Mid-Hudson Gallery, Arts Society of Kingston, Greene County Council of the Arts, the Woodstock Artists Association and other galleries and venues regionally and nationally.