Justin Ellis

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Justin Ellis is from Charlotte, North Carolina and graduated from Northwest School of the Arts and the Art Institute in Durham. He is currently an artist resident at The Brooklyn Collective. Justin’s inspiration is the fluid grace of nature. He is drawn to organic line, authentic materials, layers that reveal patterns that make the eye dance. His artistic creation involves engaging all senses, capturing the soul and heartbeat of emotions and bringing them to life.

Artist Statement

"My work can be quiet but still have an impact. It can be serious and still be whimsical."

Statement About the Series

The name of this series is Titled Channel 10. This series highlights a transition from continuous line, to figurative shapes and Characters. I found inspiration, after a week of binge watching television and eating ice cream. I had found so many sources of nostalgia that I had to put it on a canvas. Each work of art highlights a unique character from a sitcom or series in an abstracted form, utilizing seven different mediums.

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The Cabarrus Arts Council thanks

Atrium Health
Mariam & Robert Hayes Charitable Trust
Independent Tribune
City Of Concord
Kannapolis City
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Cabarrus County
Corning Foundation
Embassy Suites
Fifth Third
Hilton Garden Inn