The Art of Painting on Porcelain
Join us for a program and demonstration by Ellen Wilson-Pruitt about the history and creation of porcelain art.
The first portrait Ellen saw painted on porcelain she knew that someday she wanted to be able to create a piece of artwork of that permanence. She began her porcelain painting study in 1990 with weekly classes studying with Penny Nangle. Over the years she has attended various schools and special seminars for intensive study in porcelain art. She was invited to study in 2008 in Portugal with renowned international porcelain artist Manuel Filipe Periera. She has also studied with famed porcelain portrait artists’ San Do, Jane Marcks, and Mariela Villasmil. Her artwork has been published in The China Decorator, The China Painter as well as Porcelain Artist three different international porcelain magazines. She was also had work included in the book “Filipe and Friends”. This book is a collector’s coffee table book including prominent porcelain artists from all over the world. Ellen’s main focus in subject is human and animal portraiture. Ellen has had examples of her work displayed at the international porcelain museum in Oklahoma City.