Ellen has been a professional Artist/Designer for over 30 years, 12 years creating one-of-a-kind pieced and quilted "Art to Wear" clothing, 10 years owning a ceramic jewelry company that sold its designs in over 3000 stores nationally, and most recently focusing on her work as a painter and watercolorist. She studied at the School of the Worcester Art Museum, Rhode Island School of Design, U of O, and Yale University. She is currently represented by Lawrence Gallery and is a member of the Excelsior Artist's Group. Her art is offered full time through several online venues, Ebay, Etsy, and Cafepress. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and her work is collected internationally.