Lee Ellis

Joined Artfinder: Nov. 2013

Artworks for sale: 170

(87)

United Kingdom

About Lee Ellis

 
Professional Plan
 
  • Biography

    Lee Ellis is an artist born in Cheltenham England, who currently lives in Bristol. Lee is an expressive artist not afraid to tackle the tortured expression and dramatic scenes sinking into the depths of the human psyche. His body of work portrays everyday life with distortion, with emotion and passion. Lee is an artist that has exhibited widely across the UK and is making the transition from part-time to full-time artist, with a number of solo and groups shows under his belt. Lee is an artist to watch, an artist developing his bold style, producing work with wild textures and powerful marks, carving himself out as an emerging, edgy and very talented artist.

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  • Education

    2003 - 2006

    University of the West of England

    2002 - 2003

    Stroud Art College

    1995 - 2002

    Cheltenham Bournside School

  • Upcoming Events

    There are no upcoming events

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    Previous events

    Event: Semblance

    Dates: July 20, 2017 - Aug. 31, 2017

    Venue: The Well Hung Gallery, 239 Hoxton Street London N1 5LG

    Exhibition dates: 20th July - 31st August
    Opening night: Thursday 20th July 6-9pm
    Exhibiting artists:
    Matt Small, Carne Giffiths, Dan Cimmermann, Ange Belle, John Atherton, Max Brazier Jones and Lee Ellis

    Event: Creative Debuts x Bond Dickinson

    Dates: Feb. 9, 2017 - May 9, 2017

    Venue: Creative Debuts, Bond Dickinson Law Firm, Bristol

    A group show put on by the duo at Creative Debuts.

    Event: Common People

    Dates: Nov. 3, 2016 - Jan. 3, 2017

    Venue: Off Quay, 1 Clove Crescent - London E14 0BD

    Group show

    Event: Tribe 15

    Dates: Sept. 30, 2016 - Oct. 2, 2016

    Venue: Ugly Duck studio, 57-49 Tanner street, London

    Group show from Chrom Art

    Event: Show No.31

    Dates: Sept. 10, 2016 - Oct. 1, 2016

    Venue: Play Dead Gallery, Portsmouth

    Solo show with new charcoal drawings and paintings.

    Event: Scratching the surface

    Dates: May 18, 2016 - June 2, 2016

    Venue: Lacey Contemporary Gallery, London

    A small selection of work as part of a three person show.

    Event: Exhibit Here, Summer show

    Dates: July 28, 2015 - Aug. 1, 2015

    Venue: Menier Gallery, 51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU

    Group summer show.

    Event: New Visions V

    Dates: June 5, 2015 - Aug. 1, 2015

    Venue: Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol

    A group show of emerging and established artists within Bristol and the surrounding areas.

    Event: Project Space

    Dates: April 30, 2015 - May 10, 2015

    Venue: Black Rat Projects, Soho, London

    A selection fo works featured in the gallery's project space alongside the exhibition in the main gallery. Main show features work by Simon Shepherd and Janet Brown.

    Event: In association with Black Rat Projects

    Dates: March 11, 2015 - March 15, 2015

    Venue: Battersea Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London

    A selection of paintings and charcoal drawings exhibited.

    Event: Flux

    Dates: Feb. 18, 2015 - Feb. 22, 2015

    Venue: Grays Art Gallery, Rag Factory, Brick Lane, London

    Large group show with Gray's Art Gallery

    Event: Xmas show

    Dates: Dec. 13, 2014 - Jan. 2, 2015

    Venue: It's all 2 much Art Gallery, 124 Cheltenham road , Bristol BS6 5RW U.K.

    Group Xmas show.

    Event: It's not me, it's you

    Dates: Sept. 12, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014

    Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

    Solo show this September with UPfest gallery.
    Showcasing all new, unseen work looking at the people around me and painting them in an expressive manner.

    Event: OTO

    Dates: May 22, 2014 - May 25, 2014

    Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

    Gallery clear out show for the Southville arts trail.

    Event: Leebay

    Dates: Jan. 1, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2014

    Venue: eBay, Online

    A digital solo show using eBay as the gallery space.
    Complete sell out!

    Event: Xmas show

    Dates: Dec. 1, 2013 - Jan. 9, 2014

    Venue: It's all 2 much, Bristol

    The infamous Xmas show.

    Event: Art Parcel Launch party

    Dates: Nov. 1, 2013 - Dec. 23, 2013

    Venue: Art Parcel, Bristol

    2 pieces included within the show, held at Square Gallery, Bristol

    Event: New Visions 11

    Dates: June 6, 2013 - Aug. 23, 2013

    Venue: Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol

    Group show of local artists.

    Event: Xmas show 2012

    Dates: Dec. 1, 2012 - Jan. 6, 2013

    Venue: It's all 2 much, Bristol

    Group show of local and national artists. Varied range from contemporary to street art.

    Event: Welcome to the neighbourhood

    Dates: Sept. 1, 2012 - Oct. 1, 2012

    Venue: It's all 2 much, Bristol

    Solo show looking at addiction and psychological issues effecting people.

    Event: The Dark Show

    Dates: Aug. 1, 2012 - Sept. 1, 2012

    Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

    A small collection of artist exploring the darker side of life.

    Event: Resurrection

    Dates: May 1, 2012 - June 1, 2012

    Venue: The Old Church, Weston-super-mer

    Group show of pieces depicting dead celebrities.

    Event: London West Bank presents.. 1st Cut - 1st Anniversary Group Art Exhibition

    Dates: March 29, 2012 - April 25, 2012

    Venue: The London West Bank Gallery, Notting Hill, London

    Group show.

    Event: UPfestive

    Dates: Dec. 1, 2011 - Jan. 1, 2012

    Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

    Xmas group show with UPfest

    Event: The strange case of Dr Kimmings and Mr Ellis

    Dates: Nov. 1, 2011 - Dec. 1, 2011

    Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

    2 man show with Julian Kimmings. Demonstrating the start contrast between works.

    Event: Vice Versa

    Dates: Aug. 1, 2011 - Sept. 1, 2011

    Venue: The London West Bank Gallery, Notting Hill, London

    Group show curated my Louis Masai

    Event: Bank Job

    Dates: June 1, 2011 - July 1, 2011

    Venue: The London West Bank Gallery, Notting Hill, London

    Group show of various street and urban artists

    Event: Various works

    Dates: Feb. 1, 2011 - May 1, 2011

    Venue: Grounded Café, Bedminster, Bristol

    Small solo show of various works

    Event: Stare at me

    Dates: Jan. 12, 2011 - Feb. 1, 2011

    Venue: Emporium, Stokes Croft, Bristol

    Solo show depicting the frailty of the human condition.

    Event: 1loveart presents.. Rump

    Dates: Jan. 2, 2010 - March 2, 2010

    Venue: Canteen, Bristol

    Group show

    Event: Group show

    Dates: June 1, 2008 - July 1, 2008

    Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

    Group show, post festival.

    Event: Urban arts group show

    Dates: June 1, 2008 - July 1, 2008

    Venue: Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol

    A selection of urban and street artists

    Event: Lee Ellis, solo show

    Dates: March 1, 2008 - May 1, 2008

    Venue: Oppo Bar, Bristol

    A solo show, showcasing a variety of portraits.

    Event: Solo show

    Dates: Sept. 1, 2007 - Oct. 1, 2007

    Venue: Alibi, Bristol

    A selection of abstract works.

Professional Plan

Links


Education

2003 - 2006

University of the West of England

2002 - 2003

Stroud Art College

1995 - 2002

Cheltenham Bournside School


There are no upcoming events

Show previous eventsHide previous events

Previous events

Event: Semblance

Dates: July 20, 2017 - Aug. 31, 2017

Venue: The Well Hung Gallery, 239 Hoxton Street London N1 5LG

Exhibition dates: 20th July - 31st August
Opening night: Thursday 20th July 6-9pm
Exhibiting artists:
Matt Small, Carne Giffiths, Dan Cimmermann, Ange Belle, John Atherton, Max Brazier Jones and Lee Ellis

Event: Creative Debuts x Bond Dickinson

Dates: Feb. 9, 2017 - May 9, 2017

Venue: Creative Debuts, Bond Dickinson Law Firm, Bristol

A group show put on by the duo at Creative Debuts.

Event: Common People

Dates: Nov. 3, 2016 - Jan. 3, 2017

Venue: Off Quay, 1 Clove Crescent - London E14 0BD

Group show

Event: Tribe 15

Dates: Sept. 30, 2016 - Oct. 2, 2016

Venue: Ugly Duck studio, 57-49 Tanner street, London

Group show from Chrom Art

Event: Show No.31

Dates: Sept. 10, 2016 - Oct. 1, 2016

Venue: Play Dead Gallery, Portsmouth

Solo show with new charcoal drawings and paintings.

Event: Scratching the surface

Dates: May 18, 2016 - June 2, 2016

Venue: Lacey Contemporary Gallery, London

A small selection of work as part of a three person show.

Event: Exhibit Here, Summer show

Dates: July 28, 2015 - Aug. 1, 2015

Venue: Menier Gallery, 51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU

Group summer show.

Event: New Visions V

Dates: June 5, 2015 - Aug. 1, 2015

Venue: Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol

A group show of emerging and established artists within Bristol and the surrounding areas.

Event: Project Space

Dates: April 30, 2015 - May 10, 2015

Venue: Black Rat Projects, Soho, London

A selection fo works featured in the gallery's project space alongside the exhibition in the main gallery. Main show features work by Simon Shepherd and Janet Brown.

Event: In association with Black Rat Projects

Dates: March 11, 2015 - March 15, 2015

Venue: Battersea Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London

A selection of paintings and charcoal drawings exhibited.

Event: Flux

Dates: Feb. 18, 2015 - Feb. 22, 2015

Venue: Grays Art Gallery, Rag Factory, Brick Lane, London

Large group show with Gray's Art Gallery

Event: Xmas show

Dates: Dec. 13, 2014 - Jan. 2, 2015

Venue: It's all 2 much Art Gallery, 124 Cheltenham road , Bristol BS6 5RW U.K.

Group Xmas show.

Event: It's not me, it's you

Dates: Sept. 12, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014

Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

Solo show this September with UPfest gallery.
Showcasing all new, unseen work looking at the people around me and painting them in an expressive manner.

Event: OTO

Dates: May 22, 2014 - May 25, 2014

Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

Gallery clear out show for the Southville arts trail.

Event: Leebay

Dates: Jan. 1, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2014

Venue: eBay, Online

A digital solo show using eBay as the gallery space.
Complete sell out!

Event: Xmas show

Dates: Dec. 1, 2013 - Jan. 9, 2014

Venue: It's all 2 much, Bristol

The infamous Xmas show.

Event: Art Parcel Launch party

Dates: Nov. 1, 2013 - Dec. 23, 2013

Venue: Art Parcel, Bristol

2 pieces included within the show, held at Square Gallery, Bristol

Event: New Visions 11

Dates: June 6, 2013 - Aug. 23, 2013

Venue: Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol

Group show of local artists.

Event: Xmas show 2012

Dates: Dec. 1, 2012 - Jan. 6, 2013

Venue: It's all 2 much, Bristol

Group show of local and national artists. Varied range from contemporary to street art.

Event: Welcome to the neighbourhood

Dates: Sept. 1, 2012 - Oct. 1, 2012

Venue: It's all 2 much, Bristol

Solo show looking at addiction and psychological issues effecting people.

Event: The Dark Show

Dates: Aug. 1, 2012 - Sept. 1, 2012

Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

A small collection of artist exploring the darker side of life.

Event: Resurrection

Dates: May 1, 2012 - June 1, 2012

Venue: The Old Church, Weston-super-mer

Group show of pieces depicting dead celebrities.

Event: London West Bank presents.. 1st Cut - 1st Anniversary Group Art Exhibition

Dates: March 29, 2012 - April 25, 2012

Venue: The London West Bank Gallery, Notting Hill, London

Group show.

Event: UPfestive

Dates: Dec. 1, 2011 - Jan. 1, 2012

Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

Xmas group show with UPfest

Event: The strange case of Dr Kimmings and Mr Ellis

Dates: Nov. 1, 2011 - Dec. 1, 2011

Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

2 man show with Julian Kimmings. Demonstrating the start contrast between works.

Event: Vice Versa

Dates: Aug. 1, 2011 - Sept. 1, 2011

Venue: The London West Bank Gallery, Notting Hill, London

Group show curated my Louis Masai

Event: Bank Job

Dates: June 1, 2011 - July 1, 2011

Venue: The London West Bank Gallery, Notting Hill, London

Group show of various street and urban artists

Event: Various works

Dates: Feb. 1, 2011 - May 1, 2011

Venue: Grounded Café, Bedminster, Bristol

Small solo show of various works

Event: Stare at me

Dates: Jan. 12, 2011 - Feb. 1, 2011

Venue: Emporium, Stokes Croft, Bristol

Solo show depicting the frailty of the human condition.

Event: 1loveart presents.. Rump

Dates: Jan. 2, 2010 - March 2, 2010

Venue: Canteen, Bristol

Group show

Event: Group show

Dates: June 1, 2008 - July 1, 2008

Venue: Upfest Gallery, Bristol

Group show, post festival.

Event: Urban arts group show

Dates: June 1, 2008 - July 1, 2008

Venue: Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol

A selection of urban and street artists

Event: Lee Ellis, solo show

Dates: March 1, 2008 - May 1, 2008

Venue: Oppo Bar, Bristol

A solo show, showcasing a variety of portraits.

Event: Solo show

Dates: Sept. 1, 2007 - Oct. 1, 2007

Venue: Alibi, Bristol

A selection of abstract works.


 

Biography

Lee Ellis is an artist born in Cheltenham England, who currently lives in Bristol. Lee is an expressive artist not afraid to tackle the tortured expression and dramatic scenes sinking into the depths of the human psyche. His body of work portrays everyday life with distortion, with emotion and passion. Lee is an artist that has exhibited widely across the UK and is making the transition from part-time to full-time artist, with a number of solo and groups shows under his belt. Lee is an artist to watch, an artist developing his bold style, producing work with wild textures and powerful marks, carving himself out as an emerging, edgy and very talented artist.

 
 
 
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