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Elizabeth "Beth" Foster is an environment artist who worked for Retro Studios on all three games in the Prime Series. Notably, she was the only female environment artist. In Metroid Prime, she was credited as Elizabeth Pugh. Foster is the wife of Todd Keller, himself the art director of the Prime series. Both have since left Retro and are now working for Armature Studio, which was founded by Keller, Jack Mathews and Mark Pacini. Before joining Retro, Foster worked for Origin Systems as an artist on several games in the Wing Commander series.