Rose Ellis’s paintings are inspired by a wide range of subjects, both classical and modern, in the categories of landscapes, florals, and abstraction. A west Michigan artist who trained at the Kendall School of Art & Design in Grand Rapids, Rose earned her degree in studio art from the University of Michigan. During her career she has lived and worked in the Virgin Islands, Tuscany, the American southwest, the Great Lakes, France, and Japan—all of which have given her important inspiration for her work. Rose exhibits widely in west Michigan as well as nationally, and her work is included in numerous public and private collections. She is a skilled painter in both small and large formats; Rose occasionally uses digital technology to transform environments with computer-generated wall-size murals, and has done numerous large installations for public and private clients. She is a member of the American Impressionist Society and the Oil Painters of America. Rose lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with her family and her two cats, Degas and Picasso, who insist on helping her in her studios.
ROSE ELLIS's Artwork