Lydia Ellis is a native born Georgian, who received her formal training at Georgia State University.
Her strengths lie in color and design, with an impressive style. Strong linear perspectives with her subject matter is frequently used, from layered umbrellas to dramatic angles on a building or alley way. Figures are sometimes used to create a story to bring the viewer in.
She is presently teaching from her home studio and traveling to teach workshops and Plein Air events. As a result, has won twice in the open QuickDraw at the Forgotten Coast en Plein Air event and recently in the Paint Out in the Mountains event in Elijah, Georgia. She has also been published in Art Connoisseur and Plein Air magazines.
Shades of Gray
Dusty's Oyster Bar
On The River