Curriculum Vitae
Graphic Design and Layout since 1997
Web Design/Development since 1997
Mural and Fine Artist since 2000
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
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:
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 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:
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 - NO KAV (mixed media) and Wake Up! (mixed media)

Jul 2017:

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

Feb 2017:

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:

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:

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:

in.form, Crosstown Arts, 1350 Concourse Avenue, #280, Memphis, TN 38104, February 26-17, 2017 - Trust & Betrayal: Innocence Lost (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, 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:
Feb 2018:
Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR, February 23-35, 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

 
Curatorial Projects:
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
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
 
   

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