David Ellsworth

Tall and lanky, lots of hair, curly. 71.

Ellsworth met his wife Wendy in Colorado in 1975, and married in 1980. Artwork with sharp edges transitioned to soft. He spent the last forty years with a fellow artist: Wendy is an internationally active art beader and philanthropic craft facilitator, especially active in Kenya, Africa.


By then, David’s work demonstrated diversification from wood bowls, pots, spheres, to his radical scorched and painted Solstice series.

He served as an ACC board member from 2005 to 2010, as chair of the awards committee.

David describes himself as a Maker + Educator + Communicator.

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