Ellie has been painting and illustrating for over 20 years. Her second picture book Nonna and the Girls Next Door written by Gianna Patriarca, published with Second Story Press came out in September 2022! Her debut picture book Night Walk written by Sara O'Leary came out September 29th, 2020 with Groundwood Books and won a SCBWI Crystal Kite Award 2021. When not illustrating for children's books Ellie is painting scenery for some of Toronto's well known theatre companies including The National Ballet of Canada.
Ellie is a graduate of Sheridan College's Interpretive Illustration program.