Ellen Jewett

For Ellen Jewett, natural forms are a continual source of fascination and deep aesthetic pleasure. At first glance her work explores the modern prosaic concept of nature, upon closer inspection of each of her creatures the viewer may also discover themes such as domestication of wild animals. Jewett’s work can be found on her collaboration with URBAN NATION on Project M/14 in 2019. […]

Biography / Ellen Jewett

For Ellen Jewett, natural forms are a continual source of fascination and deep aesthetic pleasure. At first glance her work explores the modern prosaic concept of nature, upon closer inspection of each of her creatures the viewer may also discover themes such as domestication of wild animals. Jewett’s work can be found on her collaboration with URBAN NATION on Project M/14 in 2019.

The Canada-born artist took to shaping three dimensional forms naturally at a young age. In 2007, Jewett completed her studies in Anthropology and Fine Art at McMaster University. While finishing her undergraduate degrees she worked in medical illustration, exotic animal care and was teaching a children’s class on stop motion animation. By the time she presented her thesis, Jewett's academic and artistic interests in the biological where intrinsically interwoven. Ever the curious soul, while working as an artist Jewett recently has continued to study art and science. Today her work is achieving a vibrant internet presence. Her sculptures are being featured in public and private collections worldwide.

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  • Project M
Project M/14 – Gaia Reborn: A Future Utopia
Last Saturday, 11 May 2019, numerous guests visited the exhibition opening of Project M/14 - Gaia Reborn: A Future Utopia and were welcomed not only by a 200-year-old tree, but also by a pure plant oasis, the smell of fresh