Ellen, a native New Yorker, graduated from Cooper Union with a fine arts degree in painting. She co-founded the art gallery Studio 53 on Park Avenue, and was the director for 20 years. Working in Real Estate since 1995 and with a background in sales and an eye for visual design, Ellen is the advertising and IT specialist and the behind-the-scenes wizard for HamptonsProperties.net.
Ellen summered in the Hamptons since the early seventies and moved here year round in 1993. She is widely known as a custom animal portraitist. Her work can be viewed on paintedpetportraits.com. With proceeds from her artwork she supports animal rights and animal rescue organizations throughout the United States.