Eliane Harvey was born in Brazil moved to United States on her twenties. She is a self-taught artist, who learned a lot by reading about the old masters like Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rafael, and others. Throughout her life she spent a lot of time drawing and painting and taking workshops from artists all over Brazil and United States. Although she studied mechanical design at the SATC Technical School, she continued her art career while working for Cecrisa and Ceusa as a ceramic tile designer. The tiles that she designed were produced in Brazil and offered for sale in both Brazil and Europe.