Ellie Brown


This is a photographic essay depicting my sisters and our quest for identity during adolescence.

Author Biography

Ellie Brown is a native of Boston, MA where she attended Massachusetts College of Art. She received her B.F.A. in photography in 1997 and her M.F.A. in Photography from San Jose State University in 2002. Ellie has received numerous awards including: a Leeway Foundation grant, first prize from the Fraser Gallery’s International photo competition in Bethesda, MD, a featured artist from women in photography international and an artist in residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute and Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, FL with acclaimed photographer Graciela Iturbide and an upcoming residency in Costa Rica. Both her bookwork and photographs are exhibited extensively nationally including a recent solo exhibition at the International Museum of Contemporary Art in Anchorage, AK. Ellie her Lover’s Book series at the Falling Cow Gallery in September and is talking about it at the regional Society for Photographic Education conference in November. Ellie has been photographing girls’ issues since 1996 and making altered bookwork since 2002. Currently she is a full-time lecturer in photography and 2D foundations at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia.