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Charles Ellis

 (1922 - 2004)
Charles Ellis was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Charles Ellis is known for magazine illustration, teaching, commercial art.

Biography   Charles Ellis


Charles Ellis was hired to teach illustration in 1971 at the newly opened Art Institute of Philadelphia.  He remained at the school for 22 years, teaching promising pupils such as poster artist Richard Amsel and painter Jamie Wyeth, who became a friend.

Mr. Ellis also worked as a commercial artist for local advertising agencies; did illustrations for the Saturday Evening Post, Jack and Jill Magazine, The Inquirer's Sunday Magazine and other publications; and painted portraits for wealthy clients.

While studying art in Philadelphia, he worked at Taws art-supply store and attracted customers by painting watercolors in the store window. In August 1988, he again painted for the public in the window of the Gallery of   ...  Displaying 750 of 1040 characters.

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