Elise Morán is a contemporary surrealist artist, designer, and writer. She graduated from Antioch University with a BFA in Creative Writing and Liberal Arts in 2022. Due to her background in advertising and design, her artwork uses figurative imagery while incorporating advertising images and slogans, biblical verses, and literary references. Key themes in her work include the female form, social justice, and religion. She has been in several group exhibitions and publications across Los Angeles, Houston, and Maryland. While participating in the Conception Arts Group Exhibition (2018), Elise was awarded a residency scholarship to attend the prestigious Chateau Orquevaux: Artist Residency France (2022) in Orquevaux, France. Morán currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.