Ellie was born in New York in 1972 but spent most of her childhood in the Yorkshire Dales. Travel has always been an important feature of her life since then, exploring Asia and South America, as well as living and working in a number of different European countries (UK, France, Germany and more recently Italy). She is mainly known for her vibrantly colourful town-scapes where she uses a variety of different media and techniques, palette knife is her tool of preference for building up layers of texture and depth of colour.
Ellie has exhibited her work at the following galleries and art fairs:
AAF New York and Los Angeles with Store Street Gallery, London