Copyright Elle Powell Art, Ltd.

Hi! I'm Elle.

I'm a travel-obsessed illustrator from Denver, Colorado. My work focuses on all the beautiful and positive aspects of life, whether that's awesome destinations, activities, fashion, food, nature or people. I'm constantly inspired by the world around me and I love creating work that makes others happy!


Clients Include:  John Frieda, American Transplant Foundation, She Magazine, Memoir Magazine, Downtown Denver Expeditionary School, Calico Culture, Uncorked Kitchen, Unspoken at the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival, private collections; USA, Canada, France, Japan

Education: In progress: M.F.A. in illustration, Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA) // B.A. in philosophy, studio art, Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)

Presentations + Talks: Illustration et Identité(s), Nancy, France // Guest Lecturer, Health and Humanity Cultural Studies Program course, Occidental College // Visual Art and Vulnerability for Organ Transplant Patients, Summer Research Program, Occidental College

Exhibitions: FIGURE/GROUND, Gutstein Gallery, 2018 // Illustration Expo, SCAD, 2017 // Aquatique - two artist show - BitFactory Gallery, 2017 // CUSP, Perth, Western Australia, 2017 // Bodacious Botanicals, MacSpa, 2016 // Second Chance at Life, Point Gallery, 2015

Teaching: Fashion Illustration Summer Seminar Instructor, Savannah College of Art and Design // Writing Tutor, SCAD // Teaching Assistant, Intro to Fashion Sketching, SCAD // Fashion illustration workshop, Fashion Camp Denver // Teaching Assistant, Beginning Painting, Occidental College // English Language Tutor, Gannat, France

My Loves: Springtime, exploring new places, the beach, summertime, fresh fruit, wine, tea, getting cozy with a book by the fire, happy colors, spending time with friends and family, writing and editing, long and thoughtful conversations, philosophy, learning in general, drawing and painting (of course!) and working with new clients on a variety of projects.