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Christopher Ellis

Nationality:  Australian Citizen

Born:            1961 in Albury NSW

Childhood:   Grew up on a farm near Walla Walla, NSW



1980:             Studied Fine Art at Caulfield Institute of Technology, (now) Monash University).

1981:             Majored in painting, also studied etching and photography.

Art Practice

1982            Moved to Henty NSW to commence sheep and wheat farming.

1982-2010  Continued to create canvas and works on paper with oils and watercolour.

2010            Developed an extensive folio of work for exhibition.

2010            Solo Exhibition at Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery, NSW

2010            Relocated to Melbourne continued to develop painting and drawing.

2012            Returned to Henty, retired from farming and relocated to Albury.

2013-14      Commenced painting full time, preparing work for solo and group exhibitions.

2014            Art from the Flinders Ranges group exhibition, The Malvern Artists Society, VIC

2014            Winner of the Trinity College WAW Acquisitive Art Award Prize, Albury, NSW

2015            Solo Exhibition Wodonga Art Space, NSW

2016            Solo Exhibition Aqua Luminous, MAMA Gallery Albury, NSW

2017            Solo Exhibition Face to Face, Artspace, Wodonga, VIC

2018            Solo Exhibition Riverine Reflections, Malvern Art Society, Melbourne, VIC

2019            Solo Exhibition Wetland Wanderings, GIGS, Wodonga, VIC

2019            Solo Exhibition Moments on the Murray, MAMA Gallery Albury, NSW

2020            Solo Exhibition Creative in Confinement, Art Partners Australia Gallery, Albury

2021            Group exhibition Art Partners Australia Gallery One and Two, Albury, NSW

2021            Group exhibition The Albury Club, Curated by Art Partners Australia, NSW

2021            Landscape Painting teaching artists group, Hay, NSW

2022            Solo Exhibition Above the Horizon, Art Partners Australia Gallery One and Two

2022            Group Painting teaching artists group of 30 artists, Broken Hill, NSW

2022            Solo Exhibition  Murray River Rambling at the Malvern Artists Society, Melbourne

2022            Entered several works for the Calleen Art Prize, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW

2023            Invited to enter Mansfield Easter Art Show April 7 to April 16 2023, VIC


Chris continues to produce paintings and works on paper for exhibition, private collections and commissions. General and sales enquiries can be directed to his studio on 0427 200 071

Surface Tension, 2018, oil on canvas

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