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
2018 La Vista
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

SELECTED BOOKS
2017 The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid by Colin Meloy (Harper Collins) 
2016 Du Iz Tak?, illustrator & author, (Candlewick Press)
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
2017 Caldecott Honor, The American Library Association
         E. B. White Read-Aloud Award,  The Association of Booksellers for Children
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)