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Ellen Harvey

Ellen Harvey is a British-born artist living and working in Brooklyn. She is a 2016 recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in the Visual Arts and a graduate of the Whitney Independent Study Program. She has exhibited extensively in the U.S. and internationally and was included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial. Solo exhibitions include Metal Painting at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, The Unloved at the Groeninge Museum in Bruges, Belgium, The Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington DC at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC, The Nudist Museum at the Bass Museum in Miami Beach, Ruins are More Beautiful at the Center for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland, Mirror at the Pennsylvania Academy in Philadelphia and A Whitney for the Whitney at Philip Morris at the Whitney Museum at Altria in New York. She has completed numerous commissions, including Arcadia for the opening exhibition of the Turner Contemporary in Margate, UK and permanent public works for New York Percent for Art, New York Arts in Transit, the Chicago Transit Authority, the Philadelphia International Airport, the Federal Art in Architecture program and the Flemish National Architect. Her Belgian project Repeat, won the Wivina Demeester Prize for Commissioned Public Art in 2016.

She is currently working on Atlantis, a new permanent installation commissioned for the renovation of the Miami Beach Convention Center. Her work has been the subject of several books including New York Beautification Project, published by G. R. Miller & Co. in 2005, Mirror, published by the Pennsylvania Academy in 2006, Ellen Harvey: The Unloved, published by Hannibal in 2014 and Ellen Harvey: Museum of Failure, published by G. R. Miller & Co. in 2015.

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Mirror Networks: A Conversation with Ellen Harvey
May 24, 2019
Ellen Harvey in Art in America by Kirsten Swenson
March 1, 2018
Ellen Harvey in Nighthawk NYC by Kenn Sava
Ellen Harvey in the Brooklyn Rail by Nicole Miller
Dec. 19, 2017
Ellen Harvey in Hyperallergic by Gregory Volk
Nov. 18, 2017
Ellen Harvey in Garage by Sarah Valdez
Nov. 2, 2017
The Conversation // Art Podcast - Ellen Harvey with Michael Shaw
Ellen Harvey in Cultured Magazine ART | by Daniel Kuntz
Aug 2017
Ellen Harvey on Articulate / PBS
June 12, 2017
Ellen Harvey in Frieze by Becky Huff-Hunter
March 2016
Varari 21 - Podcast interview with Ellen Harvey with Ann Land
Feb. 2016
In the Studio with Ellen Harvey, Sculpture Magazine by Jan Garden Castro
August 5, 2015
Ellen Harvey Irons Out the Barnes Foundation Collection by Scott Indrisek
June 18, 2015
An Alien's guide to Washington, DC in The Wall Street Journal by Anna Russell
July 12, 2013