Tori Ellison (Magda’s Dress)

Los Angeles-based visual artist Tori Ellison (B.A. Reed College, OR; M.F.A. School of Visual Arts, NYC) has exhibited in eleven states and abroad, including at Portland Art Museum, Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle University’s Lee Center, Seattle Art Museum’s gallery, NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, PaineWebber Art Gallery, New York, and Winston Wachter Gallery, Seattle.  Her work is included in such collectons as Vulcan NW (Paul Allan), Portland Art Museum, and the Jordan Schnitzer Print Collection. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Women’s Studio Workshop, Blue Mountain Art Center, Jentel Artist Residency, and Brush Creek Arts Foundation, and was an N.E.A. finalist in the Mid-Atlantic region. Her costumes, sets, and large-scale puppets were featured in past Fisher Ensemble operas Psyche and Moon in the Bucket. (