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Ellen Farrar is a painter and illustrator who is currently based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She graduated from Louisiana State University in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in Studio Art. 

She works in various media including watercolor, oil paint, pen & ink, colored pencil, and graphite pencil. Her personal work primarily focuses on observing the people and places around her, but most of her professional and commissioned work happens to fall under biological illustration or fantasy illustration. Basically, if it involves people, things, and places, she’ll probably draw it.

Currently, she does freelance illustration and plein air painting in her free time and is generally open to do commissions, markets, and gallery shows.


Art Shows, Markets, & Festivals

  • Insight, Beauregard Gallery & Bistro, Baton Rouge, LA (May 2014)

  • BFA Exhibition, LSU Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA (May 7 - 16, 2014)

  • The Mind's Eye Exhibition, The Arts Council Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA (November 2017)

  • Stabbed in the Art, Radio Bar, Baton Rouge, LA (June 23, 2019)

  • White Light Night, Baton Rouge, LA (November 16, 2018) – work sold

  • The Queerative Market, Baton Rouge, LA (November 18, 2018) – work sold

  • ArtFlow, Ebb & Flow Festival 2019, Baton Rouge, LA (April 2019) – honorable mention for “Cinclare Sugar Mill”

  • Southern Queer Magic, The Arts Council Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA (June 2019) – interviewed in The Advocate newspaper

  • Pop with Pride (Baton Rouge Pride event), Baton Rouge, LA (June 11, 2019)

  • The Queerative Market at Baton Rouge Pride, Baton Rouge, LA (June 15, 2019) – work sold

  • 50th Annual River Road Show, Baton Rouge, LA (upcoming August/September 2019)