Ellen Mitchinson

Website: https://www.ellenmitchinson.com/

Email: mitchinson.ellen@gmail.com

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'Fourteen Fingers, Five Vaginas and Eleven Legs' (Oil paint on board, 244cm x 190cm)

'Fourteen Nipples, Twelve Hands and Thirteen Eyes', (Oil paint on board, 248cm x 200cm)

'Five Mouths, Twenty-Two Toes and One Navel', (Oil paint, acrylic, soft pastel on board, 215cm x 215cm)


Statement

Mitchinson’s practice explores the infinite mutability of the human body. Specialising in oil painting, her large-scale works take influence from pre 21st century representations of women in figurative art, focusing attention on misguided portrayals and purposes.


Biography

Ellen Mitchinson (originally from Dunfermline, b. 1996) is a Glasgow based artist, specialising in oil painting. Having recently graduated with a BA(Hons) in Fine Art from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in 2020, she has since been awarded the SSA's New Graduate Award, the RSA's John Kinross Scholarship, the John Milne Purvis prize for ‘outstanding ability in painting and drawing’, and has been selected for the RSA's New Contemporaries Exhibition 2021.