Ellen Cornett

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Exhibitions

2017

Solo show, Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, MD

Alchemical Vessels 2017, Invitational show, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery at Smith Center, Washington, DC

2016

Emulsion 2016, Juried show, Emulsion, Gallery Oh, Washington, DC

Alchemical Vessels 2016, Invitational show, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery at Smith Center, Washington, DC

2015

Art of the Tale, Solo show, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD

2014

Five Make Art, Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD

2013

MONSTERS! Solo show, Evolve Urban Arts Project, Washington, DC

2012

Fact from Fiction, Solo show, Corner Store Arts, Washington, DC

Under the Influence, Juried show, Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD

Art Libs, Juried show, Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD

2011

Animal Tales and Other Mischief, Solo show, Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD

Menagerie: A Focus Exhibition, Solo show, Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA

2010

Night Goat and Other Flights of Fancy, Solo show, City Gallery, Washington, DC

Juxtapositions, Solo show, Studio H Gallery, Washington, DC

2009

Retold Tales, Solo show, Learning Gallery Wayne K. Curry Sports & Learning Complex, Landover, MD

Tales, Solo show, Corner Store Arts, Washington, DC

Illuminated Tales, Solo show, Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery, Northern Virginia Community College , Alexandria, VA

2008

Re-Imagined Tales, Solo show, Capitol Hill Art & Frame, Washington, DC

 

Exhibition and Purchase Awards

From 2001-2009 I received more than two dozen merit and honorable mention awards in juried exhibitions at the Capitol Hill Art League and the Alexandria Art League. I have exhibited in juried exhibitions in regional juried shows.  Following are additional individual awards.

 

2012 Prince George’s County Artomatic Purchase Award

2008 Laurel Art League “39th Annual Regional Show” Merit Award

2008 Alexandria Art League “>100” Artists Ruth Greges Best in Show Award

2007 DCCAH Eastern Market Window Project Purchase Award

 

Art Education, Work and Volunteer Experience

1973:  BA in Studio Art, University of Maryland

1973 to present:  Illustrator and graphic designer

2002 to present:  Drawing and painting instructor, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Washington, DC

2009:  Pastel instructor, MNCPPC Gwendolyn Britt Senior Center, Brentwood, MD

2003-2008:  Member of the Capitol Hill Art League Steering Committee

2005-2007:  Chair of the Capitol Hill Art League Steering Committee

2015 to present: Visual Arts Department chair, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Washington, DC

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