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Frank James Ellis is an East Coast based American Impressionist. Born in Washington D.C., Ellis
heralds from an artistic and creative family. He is an exciting unknown and mostly self-taught –
emerging contemporary artist.
Frank’s art work is inspired by the classics European Masters, Monet, Van Gogh, and Cezanne;
where he pushes himself to reach and attain the same understanding and heights as the great
Ellis is a product of the innovative informal art classes of public education and his local community
college. Landing a place in the Advanced Placement level in high school and studying under the
strict yet creative guidance of Dr. Karol Thompson for three years, Frank excelled to master crucial
techniques. He learned and continues to explore art history, the truth in life, how to see - form,
light, and color, all leading Ellis to constantly refine and reconsidered his own impressions focusing
on the world around him and leveraging the unique, historical and eclectic surroundings where he
was brought up.
Ever open to many other artistic paths Frank explores illustration, painting, portraits and figure
drawing. Being open to different forms of art, allows Ellis to form a broad perspective on art,
create new styles and unique works of art.
Ellis’ work is held in many private collections throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Japan,
and Europe. He currently lives and creates in Parkview, Washington D.C. A published novelist Ellis
shares inspiring details of his humble yet hilarious beginnings.
|Fantasy Beach in progress.