(1897 - 1985)
Fremont F. Ellis was active/lived in New Mexico, California, Montana. Fremont Ellis is known for landscape and Indian subject painting, graphics.
Biography Fremont Ellis
Born in Virginia City, Montana, Fremont Ellis earned a reputation as a
New Mexico painter of site-specific landscapes that conveyed his
intense feelings for the rich coloration of the Southwest. He was
much influenced by American Impressionism and was one of the few
newcomer artists of Santa Fe who had been born in the West.
family had gone to Montana during the Gold Rush, and his father,
trained as a dentist, went into theatrical work. As a youngster,
Ellis played the drums in his father's movie theatre. The family
traveled all over the county, and the future artist spent much time in
the Metropolitan Museum in New York. He briefly attended the Art
Students League, but decided to return West to
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