Ellen Ramsey
Contemporary Tapestry

News and Exhibitions

Current and Upcoming:

FANfare blog

Read about my sketchbook practice in this blog article by Cami Smith of Fiber Art Now Magazine:  Exploring the Creative Process: How Three Textile Artists Use Sketchbooks

I am always reticent to show people my sketchbooks because, as you can see, they are a hella messy and private record of my process. Definitely not works of art in their own right, but I credit this practice for fostering a deep engagement with the conceptual content behind my work.


NW Craft 24 features members of Northwest Designer Craftartists and invited, nationally-known peers. Curated by jurors Carol Sauvion, the Executive Director of the non-profit organization Craft in America and Sarah Traver, Director of Traver Gallery, Seattle.

June 20 - August 24, 2024

Panel Discussion, June 20, 3 pm. 

Opening reception June 20, 5-8 pm

Schack Art Center, Everett, WA


Coming to studio e in July

Wired will be featured in the window display at studio e gallery during the month of July.  Known as "the vatican," and curated by artist Jennifer Fernandez, the space gives a voice to miniature works of art on a monthly rotation.

The vatican at studio e

open 24hrs!  (studio e open Th-Sat 11 - 5)

609 Brandon Street, Seattle WA 

VIII International Triennial of Textile Arts

Sine Wave has been selected for The VIII International Triennial of Textile Arts organized by the Cultural Foundation for theTextile Arts and the Savaria MHV Museum– Szombathelyi Gallery, Hungary.  The theme for the exhibition is Tolerance Limit.

Szombathely Gallery, H-9700 Szombathely Rákóczi u.12, Szombathely, Hungary

June 21, 2024  - August 31, 2024 


Heallreaf 5

DALL-E 07.51.35 is included in the international juried exhibition Heallreaf 5. It will be traveling to various venues in the UK until April 2025.

Rose Paterson Gallery at Westin Park

June 29 – August 29, 2024

Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal TF11 8LE, United Kingdom


Future venues:

Morley Gallery, London December 10 - 20, 2024

Farfield Mill, Cumbria, January 8 - April 6, 2025

2024 Kate Derum Award for Tapestry (AU)

Soft Processor is a finalist for the Kate Derum International Award for Tapestry. Held by the Australian Tapestry Workshop, this biennial, international award celebrates creativity and excellence in contemporary tapestry.  Artists from around the world are invited to submit small-scale hand-woven tapestries that reflect an expressive use of tapestry through materials, concept, color and design. 

Finalists Exhibition

July 25 - October 18, 2024

The Australian Tapestry Workshop, South Melbourne, Australia

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