CARSON ELLIS // CV

Born in Vancouver B.C., Canada
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon

EDUCATION
1998    University of Montana, Missoula, MT, B.F.A. Painting
1996    Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015    Home, Nationale, Portland, OR
2012    Mush, Mush, the Sloping Midnight Line (with supporting pieces by Midori Hirose), Nationale, Portland, OR
2010    Dillweed’s Revenge, Nationale, Portland, OR
2008   Melodies Rhapsodical and Fair: The Art of the Decemberists, The Helzer Gallery at PCC Rock Creek
2005   Works in Pen and Ink, Motel, Portland, OR
2002   Recent Work, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Portland, OR 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014     People’s Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
2009    Songs From The Treetops, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
             Original Art Juried Show, The Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
2006    Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, with Motel, Portland, OR
             artLA, Motel booth, Santa Monica, CA
2005    The New Naturalists, Giant Robot, San Francisco, CA
             Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, with Motel, Portland, OR
             Amorously, Motel, Portland, OR
2004    Twelve Days, Motel, Portland, OR
             This and That There, Motel, Portland, OR
             Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, with Motel, Portland, OR
             A’sea and ‘Neath, Motel, Portland, OR

BOOKS (ILLUSTRATION)
2014    Home, illustrator & author, (Candlewick Press)
            Wildwood Imperium by Colin Meloy (Balzer + Bray)
2013    Under Wildwood by Colin Meloy (Balzer + Bray)
2011     Wildwood by Colin Meloy (Balzer + Bray)
2010    Dillweed’s Revenge: A Deadly Dose of Magic (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 
2009   The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket (HarperCollins)
2007    The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart (Little Brown)

AWARDS & HONORS
2014    Silver Medal, Original Art, The Society of Illustrators
2010    Silver Medal, Original Art, The Society of Illustrators
            Featured Artist, Art Beat, Portland Community College
2006   Featured Artist, Oregon Art Beat, Oregon Public Broadcast

REPRESENTATION
Nationale (Portland, OR)