Ellen Welch Granter

Original oil paintings of birds, beaches, flowers, and other inspirations.


Ellen Granter works at her home studio in Brookline, Massachusetts. Painting mainly in oils, and sometimes incorporating gold leaf, Ellen loves to paint birds, flowers, landscapes, boats, beaches, and whatever else inspires at the moment.

Corporate/Museum Collections

  • AlexIngredients, Montreal, Canada
  • Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Boston Private Bank and Trust, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Enterprise Bank of Andover, Andover, Massachusetts
  • The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Collection, Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nova Biomedical Corporation, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • The Oyster Harbors Club, Chatham, Massachusetts
  • Pearson Prentice Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Ritz Carlton Vail, Vail, Colorado
  • Spruce Peak Hotel, Stowe, Vermont
  • Spring Island Trust, Spring Island, Georgia
  • Toroso Restaurant, Kennebunkport, Maine
  • Watch City Brewery, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Wellington Management, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts

Awards and Etc.

  • 2003, Copley Society of Art, Member
  • 2008, Spring Island Trust, Artist-in-Residence, Spring Island, Georgia
  • 2008, Copley Society of Art, John Singleton Copley Award
  • 2009, Copley Society of Art, Copley Master
  • 2011, Tenacre Country Day School, Artist-in-Residence, Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • 2009, New England Book Show, El-Hi Series Entry, Book. Best in Category, Pearson CME Project
  • 2010, New York Book Show: Best Cover, Pearson, Environmental Science
  • 2010, New England Book Show, El-Hi Series Entry, Book: Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2
  • 2010, New England Book Show, Best in Category, Pearson CME Project


1962, Born, Manhattan, New York
1980, East Rochester High School, East Rochester, New York
1984, BA, Political Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
1982, Chinese University of Hong Kong, IASP, Yale-in-China Program, Sha Tin, NT, Hong Kong, China
1984, 1985, Middlebury College, Chinese Language Program, Middlebury, Vermont
1985, Beijing Foreign Language Normal College, Beijing, China
1988, MA, History, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont