Gretchen Ellison

About the artist

Gretchen Ellison is a visual artist who uses a multitude of references to create her works using different media, such as drawings and paintings. She incorporates text and texture into her work to create an interpretation of the world around her that calls to mind folk artists like Clementine Hunter. Like Hunter, Gretchen brings a unique perspective to her work that brings each piece to life. Gretchen has been a Visiting Artist at the IAHD's Dynamic Arts Gallery, where she hosted a drawing and collage creating event for the community. Ms. Ellison attends IAHD Bainbridge Day Habilitation Program, where she continues to deepen the exploration of her creative gifts. Gretchen enjoys coffee and fashion.