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:
1996-97:
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
 
Continued Education in Art:
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 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:
Jul 2017:

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

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)
2010-14:
Tin Roof Art Walk, Hernando, MS, Septemeber 2010-May 2014 - Various
 
Bibliography:
Feb 2017: Dwayne Butcher: "Make Art Great Again", The Memphis Flyer, Friday, February 17, 2017, Exhibit M: Art News + Reviews
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
 
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:
Jul 2017:

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

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

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