Arabella Proffer

photo by Shannon OkeyArabella is a painter, designer, and co-founder of the indie label Elephant Stone Records. Her loose narrative themes revolve around a fascination with punk rock, aristocrats, Renaissance fashions, aging socialites, pre-code cinema, Eastern European cultures and rock ‘n’ roll groupies. She attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA before receiving her BFA from California Institute of the Arts where she studied art and film. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions throughout North America and Europe. Born in Ann Arbor, MI she has taken up residence in many cities including Laguna Beach, Los Angeles, and Boston. She currently lives in Cleveland, OH with her husband.

You can find her online at

Contact for purchases, commission info, or to be added to Arabella’s email list:
P.O. Box 770170 Lakewood, OH 44107

This video, made as a promotion for Arabella’s first book, features her studio, painting, etc: