The City of New Orleans, under the leadership of Mayor Latoya Cantrell has commissioned artist Ted Ellis to design the official Mardi Gras Proclamation for 2019. This signature proclamation will be presented to each Krewe King and Queen of Mardi Gras during the 300th year anniversary of New Orleans. Ellis is artist, cultural historian, and nationally appointed Commissioner to the federal commission of the 400 Years of African-American History.
Leading up to Mardi Gras, Terrance will visit the Baton Rouge area to sign free posters of the original artwork for the public. […]
New Orleans native deserves exhibit in national museum There needs to be something shared worldwide about the works of Ted Ellis, New Orleans-born visual artist. He uses the stroke of his brush on canvas to […]
‘You Can Aspire to Be…,’ a commissioned painting by nationally acclaimed artist Ted Ellis, to be unveiled at the Louisiana State Archives
Entitled “You Can Aspire to Be…,” the work recently traveled across the state to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month. Ellis presented copies to the African-American mayors of five of Louisiana’s largest cities. This tour was sponsored by Acadian Companies, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Ochsner Health System. […]