Lorraine Ellerson | Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Lorraine Ellerson

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Lorraine Ellerson was born in Ontario, Canada and studied at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, DC as well as privately with local artist and former MHCA AIR Mary J. Arthur.  Ellerson has exhibited at Annapolis City Hall and at Art Between the Creeks and her work are in the collection of the Hilton Hotel BWI and several private locations around Maryland.  Ellerson’s abstract work “reflects the shapes of land, water and sky and pay homage to the modernism of Rothko, Milton Avery and Helen Frankenthaler.  Ellerson trained as an interior designer, which was her primary career until recently her selection as an AIR in 2011.

Artist Statement

My work is an "exploration of our Chesapeake Bay's horizon through the duality of random and controlled brush and knife work in both flat and textural fields.

AIR Term ends March 2015