The City of Laurel, Gallery Talk

Gallery Talk

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Ellen Ellis Lee

Ellen Ellis Lee, a Laurel, Miss. native, will discuss and demonstrate her work at a Gallery Talk on Friday, October 3 from noon until 1:00 p.m. in the Sanderson Gallery at the Museum. Lee is a visual artist who creates mixed media dolls and assemblages using sculptured textiles and clay. Music, nature, fashion, costumes, African art and tribal dress inspire each of her pieces. Her work is multi-colored, textured and adorned with fabrics, beads and repurposed items. She retired in
2000 to Ocean Springs, Miss. after enjoying a 40-year career in Broadway theatre costume design in New York City.
Ms. Lee is also the featured artist at the Museum’s 2014 Heritage Arts Festival on Saturday, October 4 from 10:00 a.m. until
1:00 p.m. At this family-friendly, free, annual fall event, Lee will display some of her pieces and demonstrate how she creates such unique artwork. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 601.649.6374, email or visit