Painter, writer, gallery creator Ellen Rice is one of the East Coast's most collected artists. Working from her home on the edge of a wildlife refuge in the backbay area of coastal Bethany Beach, Delaware, her paintings and gallery reflect a great love of natural beauty and a vast array of interests.
From her nationally bestselling Treasure Beaches of the Mid-Atlantic map and luminscent seascapes and landscapes to her touchingly lifelike human and animal portraits, her work is found in private, corporate and government collections throughout the world.
"My greatest joy is sharing with paint and words moments that create awe."
-- Ellen Rice
Voted one of Delaware's Top Ten
Most Collectible Artists.
— Delaware Beach Life Magazine
Just released in print, Ellen's new action painting of a spirited Golden, "Running Free"!
It's All About Love
An in-progress look at the painting Ellen is working on for her ongoing Children by the Sea series, which will eventually become a greeting card line about the joy of looking at life with a more childlike perspective. Read more hereFeathered Sunshine
Ellen's beautiful new early spring painting, Feathered Sunshine, is now available as the original oil on canvas and printsThe Narrow Path
Introducing Ellen Rice's sixth Strength of woman Series painting, The Narrow Path. Read this painting's story here.
Ellen is currently accepting a limited number of portrait commissions. Please email Ellen or call the Ellen Rice Gallery at 302-539-3405 for more information.
Now open at the Blue Surf Building
98 Garfield Parkway, Suite 109, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
On the south side of the Bethany Circle, two doors east and a few steps up from Grotto Pizza!
Read Ellen's latest message.2015 Best of Delaware Award Winner in the Artist category of Coastal Living Magazine's annual "Best of..." Competition!
Read Ellen's latest message.
"Quiet Evening" on Indian River Bay, a 20" x 30" oil on canvas, one of three new oils that will debut Friday morning at the kickoff of her 20th Annual Open House Studio Tour.