Ellen’s work is a visual exploration of the movement, power and rhythm found in the natural world. Through color and mark-making her work examines the facets of the natural world and the effect of man upon them. Ellen grew up in Ann Arbor Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University with a BFA in Studio Art before moving to Miami in 2008. After obtaining her degree she began her career as an artist for mobile gaming studios, specializing in character and environmental art. Though she loved the industry, a different sort of work was calling and she began her career as a full-time abstract artist in 2011.