Robert Clarke Ellis holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. He began his career as a Sculpture Technician/ Instructor at NSCAD before completing a B.Ed. from Queen’s University. Ellis had a successful career as a high school Art and Welding teacher. He has been able to sculpt full time in his own studio for several years.
Ellis’ work integrates abstract figures that reference common events and/or conversations designed to become a starting point for the viewer’s reflection.
His work has been exhibited and held in private collections in Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Michigan.