"Elizabeth Ellison begins each painting with a decision about colors and a few simple little lines.

Her spirit seems to blend like a watercolor wash into the world in which she lives.

The resulting vision is such a fusion of the artist's mind with the natural world that it startles."

Tina Benson
"Fort Pierce [Florida] Tribune"


Press Clippings

November 2016
Elizabeth and her husband George were recipients of the 2016 "Blue Ridge Naturalist of the Year" award given by the Blue Ridge Naturalist Network, which is an outgrowth of the Blue Ridge Naturalist Program through the North Carolina Arboretum.

Spring 2010
Elizabeth's "Cedar Waxwings" oil on canvas won Second Place (in Best of Show category) in the First Annual Match My Sofa Art Show in Hendersonville, NC. The reception and award presentation was held June 10, at the Conn-Artist Studios & Art Gallery. See an enlargement

May 2007
"Blue Ridge Nature Journal: Reflections on the Appalachians in Essays and Art" was one of four finalists for the 2007 Book of the Year Award (nonfiction category) given by The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance.

Spring 2007
Featured Artist
Appalachian Heritage
by Ashley Lawrence








"Taking time to listen: the soft music of elizabeth ellison"
Western North Carolina Woman
October 2006
by Julie Parker

"A Natural Harmony"
Our State Magazine
November 2006
by Mary Ellen Hammond

Smoky Mountain News
October 25-31, 2006
by Michael Beadle

"Notable Books by North Carolina Writers"
by Kay Byer
November 2006




Elizabeth Ellison Gallery
155 Main Street
Bryson City, North Carolina 28713

Email: info@ElizabethEllisonGallery.com
Phone: 828-788-1541

Visit our studio/gallery on Main St. in the Old Clampitt Hardware building



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