Barbara Ellis Ross
(1909 - 1968)
Barbara Ellis Ross was active/lived in Nebraska. Barbara Ross is known for portrait, still life and regional landscape painting.
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Barbara A. Ellis Ross
(1909 Deadwood, South Dakota-1968)
A distinguished fine art painter in Nebraska where she was a long-time resident of Lincoln, Barbara Ellis Ross was born in South Dakota to Nellie and Oscar Ellis who moved their family to Lincoln when Barbara was a youngster. She graduated from Lincoln High School and from the University of Nebraska with a degree from the School of Fine Arts. During her time as a college student and then as an active artist in the community, she became close friends with Dwight Kirsch, Chair of the University Art Department. In his autobiography, My Life In Art, Kirsch recalled those days in the 1930s and 40s when he and Barbara and other artists including Alice Edmiston and Clara-Mar
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