Ellen was born and raised in rural Norway, and currently lives in Oslo. Here she lives a hermit like existence spending her time drawing, painting, reading, drinking tea and watching an unhealthy amount of TV shows. 
Ellen has always been a creative person and have attended various art courses and schools since the age of 10. 
Ellen portrays feminine and organic subjects, often with a focus on her own feelings and experience of life living with chronic illness. Her goal is to spread joy and comfort. She mainly works with watercolor, gouache and ink.

Ellens other interests include cats, chocolate, crochet and cats.

Ellen is a co-founder of the international artist collective Copycat Violence.


Select exhibitions

2017
Revival, Sally Centigrade, Denver
Meme show, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
Creepshow, Pride and Glory, UK

2016
Postcard Correspondence, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
Crazy 4 Cult X, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
Bob's Burgers, Spoke Art, New York
Tokens of Love, Copycat Violence online show
20 years later, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
Idiot Box, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
Bob's Burgers, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
30 years later, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
beMUSEd, Penumbra Art Boutique, Lisboa, Portugal
Geometries, Sally Centrigrade, Denver, CO

2015
78 Tarot Nautical, Eight and Sand, Seattle, WA
Crazy 4 Cult,  Gallery 1988 (West), Los Angeles, CA
Interiors, Gristle Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Ghost Stories, Penumbra Art Boutique, Lisboa, Portugal
No Sad Stuff, Gallery 1988(West), Los Angeles, CA
Watercolors, Gallery 1988(West), Los Angeles, CA
Myth, Magic and Lore , Bash Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

2014
Crazy 4 Cult, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA
Irrelevant Roots, Copycat Violence Collective group show, Thumbprint Gallery, San Diego, CA
Allow me to introduce myself... Gallery 1988, Los Angeles. CA