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Elaine H. Oneal

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Elaine was one of those rare people who made you feel you were an extra-special friend - later to find that so many others thought the same thing.
She visited us regularly in Calcutta, in the 1960s, when I was a child and in 1971 I landed on her in Paris- 18 years old with a broken motorbike, thinking I was riding back to India. I spent 3 weeks with her, which was a pivotal, magical time in my life. So

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Posted by: Mark Lindsay - Bristol, UK - friend   Jan 23, 2013

Elaine was a great painter and a very intelligent, cultured, creative, imaginative, witty, entertaining person. It's crushing to know that we will never see her again, that we will never hear that voice again. I urge her family please to take good care of her paintings and do everything they can to preserve her artistic legacy.

Posted by: Mark Hanson Williams - Baltimore, MD - friend; own one of her paintings   May 31, 2010