311 Peruvian Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Exhibit: Photography of Nancy Ellison – Altered Egos-Preserved Beauty
Nancy Ellison is a celebrated photojournalist and portrait photographer. Her portrait subjects have ranged from world leaders to icons of popular culture. Besides celebrity portraiture, her photojournalism has included photo essays on British forces in Central America, the Mosquito Indians of Honduras and Belize and headhunters in Borneo.
In 1995 The World Press Organization honored her for her portraits of American Ballet Theatre dancers from the book, American Ballet Theatre, Portraits by Nancy Ellison. Her photographs (as well as her paintings) are in both museum and private collections. Ellison was Deputy Commissioner General for the Expo 2000 World’s Fair where she created, along with her husband William Rollnick, the program “America’s Voices”.
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County selected Ellison as one of the “Top 10 artists and authors” in 2013. In March 2013 a major retrospective of Ellison’s work was held in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center before traveling to Houston, Miami, New York.
Ellison’s photography has appeared in magazines and newspapers including Time, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, The New York Times and The London Times.