"I paint Renaissance style portraits of animals, with a focus on endangered species. I also visit mythic and folkloric subject matter in my paintings. My goal is to create images that highlight the natural dignity and wisdom of wild creatures."
Ellen Paquette is a northwestern Pennsylvania-based artist and musician working out of her studio on the edge of the sublime Allegheny National Forest. Her acrylic paintings feature animals in Renaissance-style portraits, as well as mythic and folkloric subject matter. Over the last few years, Ellen's work has come to focus primarily on vulnerable and endangered species.Read more... Read less