These shores of the southeastern coast have special meaning for me. Ray ellis 15th and most recent book, by the light of the moon, showcases a theme that has captivated him for many years moonlight. The length of the coast is so beautiful and so diverse and so everchanging that it would take several lifetimes for a painter to do it justice. The latest book called lowcountry showcases his paintings of the south. Contributors bailey norton, ed jerome, ray ellis and matthew stackpole.
Ray ellis was commissioned by the president george herbert walker bush for three consecutive years to paint various scenes of the white house for the white house christmas card. Numerous other books featuring paintings by ray ellis have also been published. Ray ellis river street facade original plate not a modern reproduction rescued from a collection of ellis paintings celebrating the american southeast coast published in 1983. Paintings are one of the most common expressions of art and make a favored way to decorate any setting. The cover art that ellis created for ray bradburys the illustrated man became so iconic that the original painting that was used. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. Ray ellis, a marine painter much associated with south carolina and the east coast, especially massachusetts, was born in philadelphia, pennsylvania. Mar 07, 2017 this artwork used for the illustrated man book cover was arguably the standout piece from a series of artworks that ellis did for bantam books who had commissioned him to create the book covers for their reissues of some of the classic works of ray bradbury, in the early 1960s. I am presently working with a manuscript but its not up next. One of ellis favorite subjects is flowers and gardens. Ray ellis artist, fine art prices, auction records for ray.
Ray ellis has lived and painted in the northeast most of his life. Lot detail dean ellis painting commissioned for the. Choosing the right painting can change the mood and style of a room, and can allow you to make it feel more like a space that is specific to your lifestyle or interests. A nationally recognized artist whose paintings are in the permanent collection at the white house and museums around the country, mr. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. For questions regarding insulated bags, lunch totes, and casserole carriers, please contact 4012730444. Raymond george ellis, 92, of edgartown, massachusetts, a nationally recognized artist whose paintings are in the permanent collections at the white house and in museums around the country, died at marthas vineyard hospital on october 4, 20, of complications from a stroke. The latest book called lowcountry showcases his paintings of the south carolina and georgia coast. Oct 07, 20 ray ellis of edgartown died at the marthas vineyard hospital on oct. From 1939 to 1941, he studied at the philadelphia museum school of art and from 194041, was with the art department of the philadelphia evening ledger. Ellis is best known for his africanamerican themed art and styles which blend elements of folk art, naturalism and impressionism. This particular work depicts a scene in savannah, georgia.
Ellis, hollis koons mccullough and valerie ann leeds 2004, hardcover at the best online prices at ebay. These are the six books that have had the greatest impact on my life in no particular order some are affiliate links. Art historian valerie ann leeds, adjunct curator of american art at the flint institute of arts, traces the artists development as a painter of the. Told through accounts of his life as an artist and demonstrated by his. Ted ellis born 1963 is an american artist and former environmental chemist. His most recent book titled painting a life is a biography that examines his career and life. We carry all of his available originals works as well as reproductions and books. Ray ellis 192120 painted for over seventy years and on all seven continents. Also included is an essay by art historian, valerie ann leeds, ph. North by northeast i found didnt measure up to the other two.
Mar 6, 20 ray ellis is a marine painter much associated with south carolina and the east coast. He was an unwavering optimist and a romantic who imagined the best possible reality and then stepped. I have the other two books south by southeast and westwind. Jan 10, 2017 dean ellis painting commissioned for the cover of ray bradburys book the illustrated man from the bradbury estate maxfield parrish illustration art wanted original ink and watercolor drawing by e. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Ray bradburys collection of books, art and more sells for. Ray ellis yes, as a matter of fact the third book is already out. Large 12 12 tall by 15 14 wide book in excellent condition in a like dj. She swam, sailed and watched her father, renowned artist ray ellis, paint her world. I have always wondered what ignited this fierce desire at such an early age, was it something in my genes, or was it nurture, something that was transmitted to me from my parents love of art. Ray ellis paints flowers books to read, reading, artist, nature, flowers. His personal rendition of barack obama in acrylic, obama, the 44th president, was presented in honor of the 2009 presidential inauguration.
Cronkite took his boat the wyntjie from chesapeake bay to key west accompanied by the painter ray ellis who paints some great pictures of things nautical along the way and the results come together in this great book. Peggy ellis, opa, ais, nawa summertime peggy ellis spent childhood summers in avalon, new jersey, a breezy spit of land off the atlantic coast. The ray ellis gallery, located in historic savannah, is dedicated to the work of american painter ray ellis. View original paintings by ray ellis at the red piano. The original watercolor was painted in 1981, and is sized 20 x 31. Ray ellis was among the 90 men from his regiment who were captured during the said battle so named, probably by a homesick soldier, as it was a barren desert crossing. With an insightful text by a noted american art specialist and vibrant, colorinfused images, this dazzlingly beautiful book reveals the full breadth of ray ellis. The paintings of ray ellis ellis, ray and valerie ann leeds, ray ellis on. Ray ellis born 1921 died 20 spent his life painting things and places he loved. Ray cronkite walter ellis south by southeast abebooks.
Ellis s paintings have been the subject of seventeen books. Check back regularly to find your next favourite book. In 2004, the telfair museum of art in savannah, georgia honored the depth and breadth of ellis career with a major traveling exhibition titled ray ellis in retrospect. Ray ellis ray ellis has been painting for over sixty years on all seven continents.
Browse the amazon editors picks for the best books of 2019, featuring our favorite. An artist seen through his work ray ellis, ck wolfson, david mccullough on. Artist dean ellis original red illustrated man painting commissioned for the cover art of ray bradburys the illustrated man. Barnes opened bidding for a ray ellis original titled silver moon rising. Ellis collaborated with ck wolfson on painting a life. Planning a painting planning a painting farm girls calendars and more. Shop for henrys walk by ray ellis coastal art print x 33 in. Ray ellis, a marine painter much associated with south carolina and massachusetts, was born in philadelphia, pennsylvania. Painting a life is an invitation into ray ellis emotions and thoughts demonstrated through his color, design and composition. Get free delivery at overstock your online art gallery store. Ray g ellis paintings for sale ray g ellis art value price. Artist ray ellis captured derbys essence in paintings to be shared. Remembering ray ellis, the last surviving vet from the.
Ellis produced a set of stunning artworks and book covers that catapulted him into high demand and he was flooded with commissions from publishers who wanted to secure his talents for their own book covers. Ray g ellis paintings for sale ray g ellis art value. Ray ellis paints flowers includes an array of flower and garden paintings from the past three decades. Few artists work reflects their life philosophies and personalities as directly and intimately as the paintings of nationally recognized impressionist ray ellis s. I picked it up at my junior high schools weekly book sale.
Morning sail art print by ray ellis boat painting, love boat, carolina beach. A combination of words by the eminent news commentator and reproductions of oil and watercolor paintings by noted artist ray ellis evoke the fresh, natural beauty of an exploratory sea voyage from chesapeake bay to key west this is a large andor heavy book and it may require additional postage for international or expedited mail service. He painted for over 70 years and on all 7 continents. Repainting the christian faith is a book written by rob bell of mars hill bible church, inspired by a velvet elvis painting in his garage. The moonlight paintings of ray ellis, with a talk tonight at 7. Realtime painting videos, tutorials and other helpful materials. Island artist and american impressionist ray ellis launches his 15th book, called by the light of the moon. His book bearing the title once a hussar was published last year. See more ideas about art, painting and savannah chat. For questions regarding moppines, kitchen towels, potholders, trivets and oven mitts, please contact 8006841236 and ask for jack. Ultimately, ray ellis wrote a book about his war experiences in the battle. Ellis and walter cronkite collaborated on a series of fine art books which celebrate americas coastlines. Ray ellis and walter cronkite did a series of three books. Ellis painting, is an owner and family run and operated company with over 20 years experience.
Ray ellis i have spent my life painting things and places i love. Cronkite and ellis take you on a journey from chesapeake bay to key west, along the intracoastal waterway, and youll think you are right there. New book captures impressionist ray elliss romance with moon. Ellis also worked with golf journalist ben wright to write the spirit of golf that was published in 1992, and in 1997, he wrote the road to ballybunnion with john degarmo. In 2005, a book of select garden paintings was published, titled ray ellis paints flowers.
This group of paintings includeds scenes from new jersey, maine, marthas vineyard and more. Ellis was widely known for the originality of his paintings and was sought out for many private collections and museums in the u. Look at all the cool stuff from the ray bradbury estate auction. This is a beautiful book, with a copy of the painting drifting along tidal creek laid in. See more ideas about art beat, east coast and artist. Ellis s painting was of the norton point breach, the fissure that changed wasque forever. Lot detail dean ellis painting commissioned for the cover. In the early 80s, ray ellis and walter cronkite collaborated on a series of fine art books which celebrate americas coastlines. Sell your maxfield parrish illustration art at nate d. His biography will be published in the spring of 2014. I have spent my life painting things and places i love.
Whether youre looking for a specific style to complement your space such as beautiful landscape, a portrait, a. The first book i bought several years ago by ray ellis and walter cronkite was westwind. Subscribe to access price results for 150,000 different artists. A series of reproductions of ray ellis paintings are accompanied by the narrative of the author. The artists paintings are always a crowd favorite at the auction, and two years ago, mr.
Ray ellis signed original menemsha creek print marthas. Each color plate in the book is accompanied with an explanation from the artist himself about his approach and technique. Stay in touch and ill keep youmore yes, as a matter of fact the third book is already out. Shepard of winniethepooh and piglet extraordinarily scarce drawing by shepard of the most famous childrens character. Ray elliss born 1921 paintings have been the subject of 17 books with themes which have varied widely from marthas vineyard to the southern lowcountry. Ray ellis in retrospect from the time i was a small boy, i knew i wanted to be an artist. An amazing story of the vineyards derby is actually many stories folded. Cronkite s writing is good, but i found ray ellis artwork in this edition not as interesting or of the quality in the other. He was widely recognized for the originality of his paintings and was sought out for many museum and private collections in the united states and abroad. He woke up at four each morning and worked until 10, finalizing every detail from the typeface to the color of the book jacket, and collaborating with the director of ray elliss gallery, treesa germany.
View over 102 ray g ellis artworks sold at auction to research and compare prices. Ray ellis of edgartown died at the marthas vineyard hospital on oct. Taking the reader on a voyage along americas western coast, this book describes the coastlines grandeur, its cultural past and marine and wildlife, from the san juan islands to san diego bay. We cannot monetize videos that show actual body painting on youtube as this is not considered art by youtube. With vibrant, colorinfused images and an insightful text by a noted american art specialist, the dazzlingly beautiful book reveals the full breadth of ray elliss remarkable career. Sep 16, 2014 the illustrated man was one of the first ray bradbury books i bought. Ray ellis paintings of the georgia and south carolina coast, known as the. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Ray ellis savannah and the lowcountry, lowcountry paintings of ray ellis, fishing the vineyard, ray ellis paints flowers, by the light of the moon, an amazing story of the vineyards derby and painting a life. In this video im painting a portrait with oils which is 8 x 6 inches. In the 1980s, ray ellis and the late television journalist walter cronkite collaborated on a series of three books depicting americas coastlines in word and image. Artist ray ellis captured derbys essence in paintings to. We strive to provide our customers with the best in quality and service, at an affordable price. I bought this book primarily for the watercolor paintings by ray ellis.
A beautiful, beautiful book which made me want to own their other books. Ellis work in both lowcountry and ray ellis in retrospect. There are 15 other books exclusively devoted to his paintings. Ellis set the end date and decided that they would then make a book. Ellis depiction was used for the cover of the bantam books 1969 paperback edition of the illustrated man. Although i consider the monterey peninsula home i have lived in san luis obispo a little over thirty years and it too is a beautiful place. South by southeast, north by northeast, and westwind.416 1639 537 1065 449 736 1120 1597 1602 577 125 1337 63 1163 1377 1223 467 217 369 1502 1601 244 932 573 278 736 421 397 1435 1132 1529 1258 1226 248 138 1013 1338 695 1360 1454 338 617 140 658 250