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Artist Biography

Ellery Ekleberry is a sculptural artist exploring relationships and focusing on ceramic medium and exploring  focusing on atmospheric firings. Born in 1996 in Texas, she moved to Michigan to attend Albion College in 2014. During her time at Albion College, she received two ten-week summer research grants to build her portfolio and studio practice. Ekleberry went on to receive her Bachelors in Fine Arts in 2018, focusing in ceramics with an Art History minor. She continued her education at the University of Colorado at Boulder, pursuing a Post-Baccalaureate program in Ceramics in 2019. During the global shift of the pandemic, Ekleberry moved to New England to continue her education and the development of her work at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her love of atmospheric finishes has driven a lot of the work she has gone on to create. 


Visual Chatter | Silent Conversations- The Munroe Gallery at Albion College, Albion, MI. April 2017

Anything Goes - Arts Illiana Gallery, Guest Curator: Michael Roberts, Terre Haute, IN. May 2019 (Best in Show 3D)

Glimpse - Star Store, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth. August 2020

RAC Spring Juried Show 2021 - Rowayton Art Center, Rowayton, CT. March 2021

Artists to Follow in 2021 Virtual Exhibition - March 2021


Harriet E. Elgin, '36 Endowed Fellowship / Albion, MI - 2017

Outstanding Senior Art Major / Albion, MI - 2018

Jean Bengel Laughlin, '50 and Sheldon Laughlin Endowment for Student Research / Albion, MI - 2018

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