Selected Artist

Ellen Harvey of Brooklyn, NY

On behalf of the selection committee, we congratulate Ellen and thank all of the artists who participated sharing their creativity, professionalism, and evident support of public art projects. We have reached a milestone with Ellen on board. Her vision will direct us as we work collaboratively on final design concept and site selection processes.
— Lisa Brothers, WTS-Boston Public Art Co-Chair
Born in the United Kingdom, Ellen lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Born in the United Kingdom, Ellen lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Ellen is a celebrated artist who has exhibited extensively in the U.S. and internationally. She was a participant in the Whitney Independent Study Program and the PS1 National Studio Program, and was included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial. Solo exhibitions include The Unloved at the Groeninge Museum, Bruges, Belgium, The Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington DC at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, The Nudist Museum at the Bass Museum, Miami Beach, FL, Ruins are More Beautiful at the Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland, Mirror at the Pennsylvania Academy of Art and A Whitney for the Whitney at Philip Morris at the Whitney Museum at Altria. She has completed numerous commissions, including Arcadia for the opening exhibition of the Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK and permanent installations for New York Percent For Art, New York Arts in Transit, the Chicago Transit Authority, the Flemish National Architect and for the Federal Art in Architecture program, among others.