Ellen Busteed grew up in the San Francisco bay area and moved to Seattle 16 years ago. After a successful career as a registered nurse and a part-time artist, Ellen now focuses exclusively on her career as an abstract artist. Throughout her life she has been passionate about art. Ellen is a versatile artist and as an abstract painter, is well versed in a multitude of painting techniques which, in conjunction with her innate artistic qualities, allows her inner reality to become visualized through painting.
An important component of Ellen's artistic development has been a five-year involvement with an abstract painting collective that has nourished and supported her development as an artist.
Ellen's paintings are alive with color, line and movement. They readily evoke strong feelings and new understanding by the viewer. Her artistic joy is clearly evidence in her vivid and bold paintings.