Rachel Ellis

Rachel Ellis

Last updated September 13, 2012

Biography

She was born in Adelaide, 1967.
Studied at COFA, UNSW, Sydney; BA (Visual Art), 1988 and M Art (by coursework), 1993. Rachel has received a number of awards including the Blake Prize for Religious Art, 1996, the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship, 1997, the Inaugural Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing in 1996 and the Central West Regional Artist's Award in 2010. Her work is held in public and private collections including the AGNSW, Macquarie Bank and St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta.

Rachel lives and works in Bathurst, NSW and is represented by King Street.

She is highly regarded for the subtle geometry of her drawings of urban subjects – interiors, inner city backyards and roof tops. A devout Christian she won the Blake Prize in 1996 with a powerful drawing of the washing of Christ's feet.

Kitchen Space I
Media type.
Acquired by the judge, Hendrik Kolenberg, from the 1995 Award.
 
No image yet.

 

View from my Window
Media type.
Gift of Rod and Lyn Thomson in 1996.
 
Rachel Ellis - View from my window

Other Artists in the Collection

Salvatore Zofrea

Salvatore was born in Italy in 1947 and migrated with his family to Australia at the age of nine. At […]

Wendy Tsai

Wendy has completed a Master of Philosophy, Painting, from ANU School of Art on the subjective experience of place, particularly […]

Annette Iggulden

Annette Iggulden has exhibited extensively in galleries throughout Australia. Her work is represented in major Australian collections and at the […]

The new Kedumba Drawing Award

In 2024 the Kedumba Collection will host the $20,000 acquisitive Kedumba Drawing Award!

For 35 years the Kedumba Drawing Award has been one of the pre-eminent awards for drawing in Australia. The addition of the $20,000 prize money will ensure that the Award continues to grow and build on its success for many years to come.

Follow Us
Stay up to date with all things Kedumba...

© 2024 The Kedumba Collection & Drawing Award - Policies
Site by Kore

crossmenu