Curriculum Vitae:
 
Personal Details:

Chelle Ellis, (b. 1970, US)

Email:
chelleellis@comcast.net

Phone:
(901) 270-8409

Websites:
www.chelleellis.com
www.mooshprint.com

www.jadedartist.com

www.sadiesoldhouse.com

 
Education:
1996-97:
Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi - Major: History; Minor: Art
1996:
Holmes Community College, Jackson, Mississippi - Major: History; Minor: Art
1993–94:
Northwest Community College, Oxford, Mississippi - Major: Pre-Law; Minor: Art
1993–95:
School of Paralegal Studies, Atlanta, GA - A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies, Civil Litigation
 
Continued Education in Art:
Feb 2020:
Metalsmithing-Open Studio, Dana Finimore, ACS, Mountain View, AR
Aug 2019: Natural Responses in Mixed Media, Dana Finimore, ACS, Mountain View, AR
Feb 2018: Interpretations in Copper, Dana Finimore, Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR
Sep 2017: Abstract Mixed Media Landscapes, Dana Finimore, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
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 2015:
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, NWCC, Senatobia, MS
Jan 2008: Dichroic Glass Fusion, Carol Stroud, NWCC, Sentaobia, MS
Jan 2008: Glass Fusion, Carol Stroud, NWCC, Senatobia, MS
1991-Now: Digital: Quark, InDesign, GIMP, Photoshop, ImageReady, Illustrator, SVG-Edit, Inkscape
 
Continued Education in Web Development:
1997-Now:
HTML, dHTML, javascript, Flash, GoLive, Dreamweaver, WSFTP, ColdFusion, Bootstrap, cPanel, Joomla, WordPress, Elementor; Linux, Visual Studio with MAMP, LAMP Development Stack, PHP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, Composer; Java (Intranet)
 
Exhibitions:
Nov 2020:
Juried
Together: A Virtual Art Show, November 1, 2020 - January 10, 2021, www.togetherexhibit.com - Ruthless (mixed media) and Australian Fires (metal sculpture)
Oct 2020:
Juried

NASTY WOMEN Memphis | WAR Paint!, September 4 - November 1, 2020, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN - Ruthless (mixed media) and Frankenlamp: NWM (mixed media)

Due to Covid-19, the above exhibition was modified as a virtual art exhibition & sale from October 1 - November 6, 2020, at www.nastywomenwarpaint.com.

Sep 2019:
Juried

Rhythm & Flow, Northwest Mississippi Community College, 4975 Highway 51 N, Senatobia, MS 38668, September 3-30, 2019 - Willow Flycatchers (metal sculpture)

Oct 2018:
Juried

Nasty Women Exhibit Memphis - Still Here. Still Fighting., South Main Artspace Lofts, 138 St. Paul Avenue, Memphis, TN 38126, October 19-26, 2018 - NO KAV (mixed media) and Wake Up! (mixed media)

Jul 2017:
Juried

Vital Ingredients, Marshall Arts Gallery, 639 Marshall Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103, July 14-28, 2017 - 12 Paintings

Feb 2017:
Juried

Nasty Women Memphis Art Exhibition,
Marshall Arts Gallery, 639 Marshall Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103, February 10-19, 2017 - Making Nasty Women (mixed media) and Do Something! (interactive installation)

Feb 2017:
Juried

We Need to Talk, Crosstown Arts, 1350 Concourse Avenue, #280, Memphis, TN 38104, February 10-24, 2017 - Locked into Resentment (mixed media)

Jan 2017:

Incognito! Art Auction and Party at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117, January 27, 2017 - Ginkgo Leaves (mixed media with copper sculpture)

Jan 2017:
Juried

New Year Exhibit at Gallery Ten Ninety One, WKNO, 7151 Cherry Farms Road, Cordova, TN 38016, January 3-31, 2017 - Fragmented (mixed media with raku sculpture) and Wallflowers (mixed media)

Apr 2016:

Belongings II: Repurposed, Crosstown Arts, 1350 Concourse Avenue, #280, Memphis, TN 38104, April 29-May 21, 2016 - Wallflowers

Feb 2016:
Juried

in.form, Crosstown Arts, 1350 Concourse Avenue, #280, Memphis, TN 38104, February 26-17, 2017 - Cone We Talk About This?! (monoprint/collagraph)

Jun 2015:

Bloom in Art, Desoto Arts Council, Banks Mansion, 564 West Commerce Street, Hernando, MS 38632, June 2015 - Cala Lily and Hosta Leaves (mixed media)

Mar 2015:

Belongings, Crosstown Arts, 1350 Concourse Avenue, #280, Memphis, TN 38104, March 27-29, 2015 - Flea Market Pearl Button Purse (mixed media)

Jun 2014:
Bloom in Art, Desoto Arts Council, Banks Mansion, 564 West Commerce Street, Hernando, MS 38632, June 2015 - Winter Cardinals (acrylic on canvas)
2010-14:
Tin Roof Art Walk, Hernando, MS, May 2010-May 2014 - Various
 
Bibliography:
Oct 2018: Aiken, Tio: "Compassion & Creativity", The Artspace Quarterly, Winter 2018, p.5, mixed media interactive sculpture: "Wake Up!"
Feb 2017: Butcher, Dwayne: "Make Art Great Again", The Memphis Flyer, Friday, February 17, 2017, Exhibit M: Art News + Reviews
Feb 2017: Maish, Katie: "Interview with Nasty Women Memphis", Visual Memphis, Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Exhibition
Jun 2010: 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, mixed media painting: "Social Scene"
Aug 2006: Marrs, Judith: "From Whiz Kid to Web Brat", Southaven Press, vol 28, no. 31, August 2, 2006, p.A2, p.A11
 
Collections:

Private Collection, Granbury, Texas, US

 
Teaching:
Feb 2020:
Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR, February 22-23, 2020 - Assisted Dana Finimore in Workshop: Metalsmithing-Open Studio
Sep 2019:
Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia, MS - Visiting Artist Presentation for Graphic Design and Drawing/Drafting Visual Arts Classes
Feb 2018:
Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR, February 23-24, 2018 - Assisted Dana Finimore in Workshop: Interpretations in Copper
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

 
Curating:
Nov 2020:

Together: A Virtual Art Show
www.togetherexhibit.com
November 1, 2020-January 10, 2021

Oct 2020:

NASTY WOMEN Memphis | WAR Paint!
Crosstown Arts,
1350 Concourse Avenue #280, Memphis, TN 38104
September 4-November 1, 2020

Due to Covid-19, the above exhibition was modified as a virtual art exhibition & sale from October 1 - November 6, 2020, at www.nastywomenwarpaint.com.

Sep 2019:
Rhythm & Flow
Northwest Mississippi Community College
,
4975 Highway 51 N, Senatobia, MS 38668,
September 3-30, 2019
Oct 2018:
Nasty Women Exhibit Memphis - Still Here. Still Fighting.
South Main Artspace Lofts,
138 St. Paul Avenue, Memphis, TN 38126
October 19-26, 2018
Sep 2018: Co-Evolve: A Juxtaposition of Mixed Media and Metal
Shainberg Art Gallery, Memphis Jewish Community Center,
6560 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38138
September 5-28, 2018
Jul 2017:

Vital Ingredients
Marshall Arts Gallery,
639 Marshall Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
July 14-28, 2017

Feb 2017: Nasty Women Memphis Art Exhibition
Marshall Arts Gallery,
639 Marshall Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
February 10-19, 2017
Nov 2016: Human Nature MFA Thesis Exhibition
Memphis College of Art,
477 S. Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103
November 11-December 16, 2016
 
Website Design & Development (Partial List):
2007-Now:
Chelle Ellis ⚜ Visual Artist Duvall Pool & Drain Leakage
Jaded Artist Internet & Print Media Ladies & Lords of LeMoyne (2009)
Jaded Artist Web Hosting McCoy Genealogy
Jaded Artist Promo Page Memphis/Germantown Art League
Moosh Print Studio Together: A Virtual Art Show
Moosh Print Studio Promo Page Sadie's Old House
NASTY WOMEN Memphis Art Exhibits Tin Roof Art Walk (2010)
NASTY WOMEN Memphis | WAR Paint! Tony Boyd Music
NASTY WOMEN Memphis Promo Page Vital Ingredients Art Exhibit (Ad)
Art Fire Studio (2006-2007) McCoy Genealogy
Chelle Ellis ⚜ Personal Website (1997-07) Welch Genealogy
 
2003-14:
On Staff as Web Designer/Developer
 
1997-07:
Owner, Web Designer/Developer
 
2000-01:
On Staff as Web Designer/Developer
 
1999-00:
On Staff as Web Designer/Developer
 
1998-99:
On Staff as Web Designer/Developer
 
1997-07:
Absolute Fantasy Leather King Biscuit Blues Festival
Angels Chimney Sweeps Knobby Photography
Angry Bull (Flash) LMR USA (Flash)
Anthony Holland (Flash) LMR USA - Design 2
Austin Realty Group (Flash) M & H Construction
B & P Enterprises MALA
Blues River MALA - Design 2
The Boiling Point McCoy Genealogy
The Boiling Point - Design 2 Midsouth Lawyers
Booger Flicks (Flash) Morrie Douglass
C & M Builders (Flash) MS Tanning Source
Cajun Decals Myers Graves (Flash)
Catfish Corner - Design 1 Mystic Soap (Flash)
Catfish Corner - Design 2 National Tank Outlet (Flash)
Cheap Signs (Flash) Nickels & Weddle, PLLC
Chelsey Divine Gifts OPHS Class of 1988
Christian Counseling Ministries (Flash) Our House
City of Senatobia (Flash) Paradise Copies
Cornerstone Church (Flash) Party Pair
DeStoto County Electric (Flash) Phoenix Tactical (Flash)
DeSoto Magazine Pro Tire Service
DeSoto Sunrise Homes (Flash) Quantum Salon
DeSoto Sweet Potato Queens Rasta Ralphie
DeSoto Times - Design 1 Ratt Sass
DeSoto Times - Design 2 Recovery Network, Inc.
DeSoto Times - Design 3 Rick's Home Improvement
Devon & Bridget Scarlett Darlins (Flash)
Digital 4U2 Lighting Design (Flash) Seventh Seal Ministry
Fit Ambition Sheila Tequila
Four Points Research SpecialTee's Memphis
Fred & Janice SHS Class of 1978
Fun 4 Kids Rentals (Flash) SS ATV Plus
Gabriel is Here (Flash) Stair Steps by Jim McCoy
GDC Screenprinting (Flash) SteelTech
Granbury Animal Clinic Tiz-Ann's
Growth Spurts Landscape TWJ Ministries (Flash)
Hands on Houses We Find Out
Hernando Main St. Chamber Web Brats Web Design (Flash)
Hilton Hollis Welch Genealogy
Horne's Restaurant Whimsical Collections
Jones & Schneller. PLLC Wholesale Nutrition (Flash)
Ken Ellis Wyatt Waters
Ken Hurt for Congress Xyber Life
Kiersten Joy (Flash) Yellow Jacket (Flash)
 
Writing (Partial List):
2020-Now: Blogger for Sadie's Old House / www.SadiesOldHouse.com
   
2003-2014: Staff Writer for DeSoto Magazine / www.DesotoMagazine.com
March 2005
About the Arts - Animal Inspiration
Shop Talk - Surviving the Competition
Local Flavor - From Catfish to Catering

April 2005
Shop Talk - More Than Just a Pretty Face
Pot Luck - Shrimply Delicious

May 2005
Southern Louisiana in Your Own Backyard
Shop Talk - Polly's Greenhouse

June 2005
Cover Story - Surrounded by Memories
About the Arts - A Visual Feast
Home Style - Flavorful and Fragrant
What's Hot - Wild About Wicker
Shop Talk - Honesty and Hard Work
Shop Talk - Next Best Thing to Home
Great Outdoors - A Bluebird Lover's Paradise

July 2005
Cover Story - Wild for Watermelon
Local Flavor - Escape to Como
Pot Luck - Summer Refreshment: Southern Style

September 2005
Cover Story - Inviting In the Outdoors

October 2005

Home Style - Whimsical Collections
(Article Only)

December 2005

Local Flavor - Penny's Pantry

January 2006

Cover Story - A Designer's Muse

February 2006

Feature - Ballroom Dancing

March 2006

Cover Story - Springtime in Columbus

April 2006

Destinations - Celebrate Fiesta!

October 2006

Feature - High Fashion Born in Mississippi

May 2007

Destinations - The Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, Louisiana

April 2008

Feature - Doomsday Vault: Cary Fowler, Arctic Seed Bank

July 2011

Feature - The Freedom to be an Elephant

March 2012

Exploring Art - 1 World, 2 Artists

April 2012

Feature - Banks Garden in Bloom

August 2012

Destinations - A Stress-Free Sanctuary

September 2012

Feature Re-write/Edit - Enrica's Story

August 2013

Feature: Digging Gardening Styles: A Shady Perinnial Garden

Feature: Digging Gardening Styles: Recycled Items and Potted Garden
Feature: Digging Gardening Styles: A Tropical Paradise in Mississippi

September 2013

Feature - The Thompson House

Exploring Art - Reveling in Art

November 2013

Feature - Zion Farms

Advertorial - Edward Jones

December 2013

Feature - The Spirit of Giving

Living Well - The Hard Hitting Facts Behind Concussions

January 2014

Living Real - Terrarium Gardens

Exploring Art - Artist: Justin Bowles

February 2014
Feature - The Way We Worked

Living Real - Spring Cleaning, Naturally

March 2014

Exploring Destinations - Coming up Roses at Bellingrath Gardens

April 2014
Feature - Summer Camps

Living Real - Raising Chickens

June 2014

Feature - Yesterday's Bride

July 2014

Exploring Art - Artist: Sue Foell

August 2014

Exploring Books - The True Gospel Preached Here

Homegrown - Amelia Davis and D to D Designs

September 2014

Feature - It's Festivus Time!

 
2004-2006: Content Creation, Design & Layout of Product Catalog for Southaven Supply
 
2005-2007: Content Creation, Design & Layout of IMPACT Quarterly for DeSoto Sunrise Homes
 
1996-1998: Writer & Editor for Mississippi Association of Legal Assistants, MALA Newsletter
 
1989-1994: Humor Columnist for The Panolian of Keeping Up With The Joneses
 
   

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