Contemporary Painting, 'Perdita,' Poppy Ellis
Contemporary Painting, 'Perdita,' by British artist, Poppy Ellis, from a collection of portraits, 'It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood,' depicting the diversity of the artist's neighbours and friends.
About the Artist
Poppy Ellis is a painter, she lives on the edge of the English Channel in a wind swept corner of Kent.
Ellis grew up in Sunderland and studied Illustration at Newcastle. She has worked as an art director in publishing, packaging and food styling.
Her style layers painterly and abstract with graphic elements and patterns. Her still life painting mixes old and new objects with no apparent connection. Ellis loves colour and the joy that brings, Smartie blue, peppermint, bubblegum and sherbet lemon abound.
Ellis worked as an art director in London for many years and has now traded in her train card for her studio which she shares with her husband and two barky dogs.
New frame, ready to hang.
Frame: Width X Height
CM: 54 x 56
Inches: 21 x 22
CM: 41 x 43
Inches: 16 x 17
Medium: Acrylic on Found Vintage Canvas Board.
Provenance: British School, signed bottom left, inscribed and dated verso