Ellen Welch Granter

Original oil paintings of birds, beaches, flowers, and other inspirations.


Ellen Granter works at her home studio in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Painting mainly in oils, Ellen loves to paint birds, flowers, landscapes, boats, beaches, and whatever else inspires at the moment.

Corporate/Museum Collections

  • AlexIngredients, Montreal, Canada
  • Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Boston Private Bank and Trust, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Enterprise Bank of Andover, Andover, Massachusetts
  • Hermitage Hotel, Presidential Suite, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, California
  • The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Collection, Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nova Biomedical Corporation, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • The Oyster Harbors Club, Chatham, Massachusetts
  • Pearson Prentice Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Ritz Carlton Vail, Vail, Colorado
  • Spruce Peak Hotel, Stowe, Vermont
  • Spring Island Trust, Spring Island, Georgia
  • Toroso Restaurant, Kennebunkport, Maine
  • Watch City Brewery, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Wellington Management, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts

Awards and Etc.

  • 2003, Copley Society of Art, Member
  • 2008, Spring Island Trust, Artist-in-Residence, Spring Island, Georgia
  • 2008, Copley Society of Art, John Singleton Copley Award
  • 2009, Copley Society of Art, Copley Master
  • 2011, Tenacre Country Day School, Artist-in-Residence, Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • 2009, New England Book Show, El-Hi Series Entry, Book. Best in Category, Pearson CME Project
  • 2010, New York Book Show: Best Cover, Pearson, Environmental Science
  • 2010, New England Book Show, El-Hi Series Entry, Book: Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2
  • 2010, New England Book Show, Best in Category, Pearson CME Project


  • 1962, Born, Manhattan, New York
  • 1980, East Rochester High School, East Rochester, New York
  • 1984, BA, Political Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
  • 1982, Chinese University of Hong Kong, IASP, Yale-in-China Program, Sha Tin, NT, Hong Kong
  • 1984, 1985, Middlebury College, Chinese Language Program, Middlebury, Vermont
  • 1985, Beijing Foreign Language Normal College, Beijing, China
  • 1988, MA, History, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
  • 1988-2015 Graphic Designer: Burlington Free Press, Nova Biomedical, Prentice Hall, Pearson, Freelance