Jacqueline Ellens was born into an army family. By the time she was five years old, she had lived in four states and two countries. Her family finally settled in the Michigan area where she spent her teenage years.
She received her BFA from the University of Michigan and her MBA from Mississippi College. She has traveled the world in search of breathtaking vistas and spiritual experiences. Known primarily for her tree-scapes and abstracts, she experiences the world as “trembling energy” and transduces it with powerful, expressive strokes.
Her studio is located in the Jackson, Mississippi area.