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.

2010            Relocated to Melbourne continued to develop painting and drawing.

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

2013-2014  Commenced painting full time, preparing work for solo and group exhibitions.

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

2014            Winner of the Trinity College WAW Acquisitive Art Award Prize.

2015            Solo Exhibition Wodonga Art Space. 

2016            Solo Exhibition Aqua Luminous, MAMA Gallery Albury.

2017            Solo Exhibition Face to Face, Artspace, Wodonga

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

2019            Solo Exhibition Wetland Wanderings, GIGS, Wodonga

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

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

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

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

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

2022            Solo Exhibition at the Malvern Artists Society, Melbourne, July 1-10.

                     Bookings: Fiona 03 98227813 (1297-1299 High Street Malvern). Opening Night:                             Saturday 2 July 6pm - 8pm



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