Elizabeth Ellenwood

Wire Sketches #16
Archival Pigment Print
ID Number: 0176

Elizabeth Ellenwood is a talented photographer, Fulbright Scholar, and ocean farmhand who currently resides in Pawcatuck, CT. Her passion for photography and the ocean have converged to create a remarkable creative practice that brings attention to critical issues such as marine debris, plastic pollution, and climate change.

Elizabeth’s collaborative projects are a blend of documentary, abstract, and emotional creations that bridge disciplinary gaps. Her work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally, including prestigious venues such as the Newport Art Museum, Cyan Studio, For-Site Foundation, Environment & Society Portal, and Parks Stewardship Forum.

Elizabeth’s artistic research has been supported by various grants and awards, including an ASF Grant, Fulbright Norway, Connecticut Sea Grant Art Award, and APECS Early Career Science Award. Her recent collaboration project with environmental chemist Hans Peter Arp has received extensive media attention, including interviews at CT Public Radio & WNPR, presentations at the Arctic Frontiers Conference, and publication in the Royal Society of Chemistry: Environmental Science.

Elizabeth holds a BFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art and an MFA from the University of Connecticut. Her exceptional background and accomplishments are a testament to her unwavering commitment to art and science, and her ability to bring attention to crucial environmental issues through her stunning photography.