Curriculum Vitae
Graphic Design and Layout since 1997
Web Design/Development since 1997
Mixed Media Painter since 2007
Printmaker since 2010
Art Instructor since 2013
Ceramic Artist since 2014
Metal Sculptor since 2016
Clay Sculptor since 2017
 
Personal Details:
Chelle Ellis, (b. 1970, US)
chelleellis@comcast.net
http://www.chelleellis.net
901.270.8409
 
Education:
1996-1997
Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi - Major: History; Minor: Art
1996
Holmes Community College, Jackson, Mississippi - Major: History; Minor: Art
1993–1994
Northwest Community College, Oxford, Mississippi - Major: Pre-Law; Minor: Art
 
Continued Education in Art:
Mar 2017 Metalsmithing/Jewelry, Dana Finimore, Art Place Mississippi, Greenwood, MS
Mar 2017 Clay Sculpture, Becky Parsons Gottsegen, The Journey Lab, Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 2016 Basic Metalsmithing/Jewelry, Dana Finimore, W.A.M.A., Ocean Springs, MS
Sep 2016
Abstract in Mixed Media, Dana Finimore, W.A.M.A., Ocean Springs, MS
Mar 2016
Abstract Acrylics, Anne Cicero, Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Ocean Springs, MS
Apr 2015
Masterpieces in Mixed Media, Dana Finimore, Tin Roof Workshops, Senatobia, MS
May 2014
Smoke & Fire Raku Pottery, Terry Russell, E.S.S.A., Eureka Springs, AR
Feb 2015
Mixed Media Elements in Painting, NWCC, Dana Finimore, Senatobia, MS
Sep 2014
Acrylic Portrait Painting, Chantel Barber, DeSoto Arts Council, Hernando, MS
Oct 2012
Printmaking, April Flanders, Arrowmont School of Art, Gatlinburg, TN
Feb 2008 PMC Jewelry, Carol Stroud, Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia, MS
Jan 2008 Dichroic Glass Fusion, Carol Stroud, NWCC, Sentaobia, MS
 
Exhibitions:
May 2017:

Gumtree Festival, Tupelo, MS, May 13-14, 2017 - Exhibiting/Selling: Various

Feb 2017:

Nasty Women Memphis Art Exhibition, Marshall Arts Gallery, Memphis, TN, February 10-19, 2017 - Making Nasty Women (mixed media) and Do Something! (interactive installation)

Feb 2017:

We Need to Talk, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN, February 10-24, 2017 - Locked into Resentment (mixed media)

Jan 2017:

Incognito! Art Auction and Party at Memphis Botanic Garden, Memphis, TN, January 27, 2017 - Ginkgo Leaves (mixed media with copper sculpture)

Jan 2017:

New Year Exhibit at Gallery Ten Ninety One, WKNO, Cordova, TN, January 3-31, 2017 - Fragmented (mixed media with raku sculpture) and Wallflowers: Iris, Please don't be Blue! (mixed media)

Apr 2016:

Belongings II: Repurposed, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN, April 29-May 21, 2016 - Wallflowers: Iris, Please don't be Blue!

Feb 2016:

in.form, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN, February 26-17, 2017 - Trust & Betrayal: Innocence Lost (Cone we Talk about this?!) (monoprint/collagraph)

Jun 2015:

Bloom in Art, Desoto Arts Council, Hernando, MS, June 2015 - Cala Lily and Hosta Leaves (mixed media)

Mar 2015:

Belongings, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN, March 27-29, 2015 - Flea Market Pearl Button Purse (mixed media)

Jun 2014:
Bloom in Art, Desoto Arts Council, Hernando, MS, June 2015 - Winter Cardinals (acrylic on canvas)
2010-2014
Tin Roof Art Walk, Hernando, MS, Septemeber 2010-May 2014 - Various
 
Bibliography:
King, Herman: "Tin Roof Art Walk: Celebrating the Crossroads for Art in North Mississippi", DeSoto Magazine, vol 7, no. 3, Jun 2010, p.20-22
 
Collections:

Private Collection, Granbury, Texas, US

 
Teaching:
Mar 2017 :

ArtPlace Mississippi, Greenwood, MS, March 17-18, 2017 - Assisted Dana Finimore in Workshop: Metalsmithing and Jewelry Making

Dec 2016:

Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Ocean Springs, MS, September 3-4, 2016 - Assisted Dana Finimore in Workshop: Basic Metalsmithing and Jewelry Making

Sep 2016:

Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Ocean Springs, MS, September 3-4, 2016 - Assisted Dana Finimore in Workshop: Natural Responses in Mixed Media

Jun 2016:

Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia, MS - Taught Art Camp-Fine Arts, ages 8-14

Feb 2016:

Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia, MS - Taught Continued Education: Monoprinting

Apr 2015:

Tin Roof Workshops, Senatobia, MS, April 2015 - Taught Workshop: Monoprinting and Image Transfer

Feb 2015:

Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia, MS, February 2015 - Assisted Dana Finimore in Workshop: Acrylic Mixed Media

 
Curatorial Projects:
Feb 2017:

Nasty Women Memphis Art Exhibition, Marshall Arts Gallery, Memphis, TN, February 10-19, 2017

 
   

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