Artwork of Ellen McCormick Martens

Biography:
Painter Ellen McCormick Martens has lived in Wisconsin, Oregon, New York, and Texas. She attended the Museum Art School in Portland, Oregon, now named Pacific Northwest College of Art. Her work is in many private collections and several public collections in the United States and beyond.
 
Ellen is a traveler in the world of Art. She is a taster of many varied forms of expression. Her work is a passion of exploration. The next horizon beckons her. Her work is mercurial and deep. She draws from the ancient arts of magic and alchemy. The symbols in these paintings may be pleasing to the viewer yet also speak deeply to those who have traveled the same roads she has traversed.

Education:
2004-2005 Glassell School, Painting
1997-1998 State University of New York at Buffalo, Painting
1975-1977  Pacific Northwest College of Art, Painting and Printmaking
1974-1975 Lane Community College, Painting

Selected Exhibitions:
2018 Lone Star Art Guild Qualifier Show, National Society of Artists
2017 National Society of Artists Juried Show
2017 Fresh Arts Texas Strong Exhibition
2016 Art Car Museum Houston, Open Show
2016 Jung Center Houston Members Exhibition
1998 Artists of Western New York, DeGraff Hospital and Carnegie Art Center
1992 Fanny Garver Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1992-1998 Frogtown Framing and Gallery, Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
1994-1998  Art Fairs in Wisconsin and New York State

Awards:
2018 Second Place,Lone Star Art Guild Qualifier Show, National Society of Artists
2018 Honorable Mentiona,Lone Star Art Guild Qualifier Show, National Society of Artists
1991 Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine Painting Competition
1995 Award of Excellence, Artarama, Eagle River, Wisconsin

"Triquetra Knot"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325
"Trinity in Unity"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325
"Spiral"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325
"Pentagram"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325
"Hexagram"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325
"Fifth Element"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325
"Union"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325
"Akasha Eye"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325
"Akasha, Earth, Air"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325
"Eye of the Serpent"
9"H x 12"W Acrylic on paper
$325