Elizabeth Hoen was born in Santa Rosa, California and is known for her watercolor landscapes. Like another notable Sonma County artist Grace Allison Griffith, Elizabeth studied art with Lorenzo P. Latimer.
Elizabeth's father, Berthhold Hoen is part of Sonoma County history. He purchased land from the Carillo land grants (owned by the mother of General Vallejo's wife and her brother Julio) Later this land became Santa Rosa's downtown area. Berthhold Hoen later helped lay out the plan for the city of Santa Rosa.
Elizabeth was active in Sonoma County, but also kept a studio in Los Angeles. She died at the Santa Rosa Hotel in 1955. In 1917, she exhibited at the San Francisco Art Association. Her works are included in the collection of the Grace Hudson Museum in Ukiah, California, and in the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa.
Source: Kovinick, Phil; Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick An Encyclopedia of Women Artists of the American West