Elaine McCombs was born in Boston and graduated from Emmanuel Collage and Tufts University School of Medicine. She was board certified in pediatrics and practiced in the Philadelphia area for 34 years. While on staff of Abington Memorial Hospital, she served on the Executive Committee, chaired the Innovative Medicine Committee and participated in a task force that redesigned the pediatric floor and ICU. Elaine has loved art since childhood and has pursued painting all her life. Since moving to Palm Beach Gardens with her husband Peter, she has been able to concentrate her efforts with classes at the Lighthouse ArtCenter as well as organizing the popular Members’ Marsh Arts exhibits at Old Marsh Golf Club.