Todd Jeffrey Ellis’ art pieces are an expression of the lives and emotions of the people in his life. Their emotions and feelings are what he projects in the pieces that he chases and repoussés, and carves.
The Faces of Anxiety
The Faces of Anxiety was my thesis project at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU). Many people suffering from mental illness do not get the help they need because mental illness is often dismissed and ignored. The project focused on one particular group of mental illnesses, called General Anxiety Disorders, through the creation of three masks.
50 Years in the Making
The Hidden Ones
The Hidden Ones explores issues relating to social anxiety disorders through figurative shadow boxes.