MFA, Visual Art, York University, Toronto, ON, 2013-2015
BFA, Photography, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, 2004-2008
International Exchange, Parsons Paris School of Design, Paris, France, 2006
SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
The Dissolving Landscape, Hanstholm Art Space, Hanstholm, Denmark, curated by Signe Højmark, 2020
The Dissolving Landscape, Galérie Arts Visuels Émergents, Montréal, QC, curated by André Masson and Alexandre Hurtubise, 2017
Meteor Shower, Public Art Installation – Land-Shape, Hjallerup, Denmark, 2016
Somewhere Strange, Roadside Attractions, We See Inc., Toronto, ON, juried by Roy Kohn and Kate Vasyliw, 2016
Dubious Cosmology, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON, 2015
Geotrope, The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna, BC, curated by Lorna McParland, 2014
Sightings, Viewpoint Gallery, Halifax, NS, 2012
Fortune, The Crying Room Projects, Vancouver, BC, curated by Colleen Heslin, 2012
You Are Here, Independent Project – Nocturne: Art at Night, Halifax, NS, 2011
Snæland: Photographs From Iceland, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, curated by Ann Pallesen, 2011
Night Vision, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning, NS, 2010
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Exposed 2019, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON, juried by Laurence Butet-Roch, Jayne Wilkinson and Natalie Spagnol, 2019
The Handmade Photograph: Contemporary Photographers Working in Historical Processes, El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe, NM, curated by Christopher James, 2019
Northern Tendencies, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, ON, juried by Frances Patella, Joseph Muscat, Lisa Johnson and Gwen Tooth, 2018
The Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed, Orillia Museum of Art and History, Orillia, ON, juried by Ted Fullerton and Emily McKibbon, 2018
Fragile Latitudes, Step Gallery, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, curated by Mary Neubauer, 2018
Nes Alumni Exhibition, Deiglan Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland, curated by Vicki O’Shea and Kerryn McMurdo, 2018
Faux Éveil / False Awakening, Galérie Arts Visuels Émergents, Montréal, QC, 2017
Analog v. Digital, Foley Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Michael Foley, 2017
SHOW.17, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, ON, curated by Iga Janik, 2017
Space Within, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto, ON, curated by Raquel Vilhena, 2017
afterimage, Peter Shoebridge Art, Toronto, ON, curated by Katie Marie Bruce and Phoebe Todd-Parish, 2016
Land-Shape, Hanstholm, Denmark, juried by Ben Tufnell, Wolfgang Buntrock, Charlotte Bagger Brandt, Trine Rytter Andersen and Stefan Darlan Boris, 2015
Encounters, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, ON, curated by Vanessa Fleet & Megan Toye, 2015
as (it) is, Gales Gallery, York University, Toronto, ON, 2014
Future is Now!, Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, ON, 2014
Untapped Emerging Artists Competition, The Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair, Better Living Centre Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON, 2014
Proem, Gales Gallery, York University, Toronto, ON, 2013
Welcome Back Ye Annunaki!, Open Space Artist Run Centre, Victoria, BC, curated by Noxious Sector (Ted Hiebert, Doug Jarvis and Jackson 2bears), 2012
Opi∂ Hús, Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland, 2010
Paradise Lost, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Terrance Lindall, 2008
Parsons BFA Photography Senior Exhibition, Calumet Gallery, New York, NY, 2008
GRANTS & AWARDS
Toronto Artscape Foundation Launchpad Bursary, 2019
Shortlist, Hariban Award, Benrido Atelier, Kyoto, Japan, 2019
Canada Council for the Arts Research and Creation Grant, 2019
Finalist, Penumbra Foundation Workspace Program, New York, NY, 2019
Ontario Arts Council Creation Projects Grant, 2018
Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2017
Ontario Arts Council National and International Residency Grant, 2016
Shortlist, Jeux de la Francophonie, Canada Council for the Arts, 2016
Artscape Lofts at PACE Live/Work Apartment Recipient, 2015
SSHRC Award, Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master’s Scholarship, 2014
British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship Award, 2013
York University Graduate Scholarship, 2013
Print Sponsorship Program, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, 2010
Cyril and Mary Paris Scholarship, The Banff Centre, 2008
Parsons BFA Dean’s Scholarship, 2004-2008
The Jennifer Keefe Studio, Tilting, Fogo Island, NL, 2018
Silence, Awareness, Existence, Arteles Creative Center, Hämeenkyrö, Finland, 2018
The Arctic Circle, Svalbard, Norway, 2016
Full Tilt Creative Centre, McIvers, NL, 2012
Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning, NS, 2010
Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland, 2010
Cosmic Ray Thematic Residency, The Banff Centre, Banff, AB, 2008
Meteor Shower Inauguration, Dronninglund Hovedgård, Dronninglund, Denmark, 2016
Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna, BC, 2014
Science World Winter Speakers Series, Vancouver, BC, 2013
Viewpoint Gallery, Halifax, NS, 2012
Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning, NS, 2010
Easton Plourde, ed., Artist feature, “Ella Morton: Visual Artist,” AlterAnalog Magazine Vol. 2, 2018.
“Must-Sees This Week: April 27 – May 3, 2017,” Canadian Art, 27 April, 2017.
Fran Schechter, “Gallery Crawl: Ella Morton, Josh Abelow and more,” Now Toronto, 17 April, 2015.
Image feature, Der Greif Magazine (Augsburg, Germany) Issue 8, Apr. 2015.
Jude Campbell, “Road Trip Inspired Geotrope Exhibit,” The Daily Courier (Kelowna, BC), 9 Feb. 2014.
Mat Wilush, “Sightings in the Dark,” Dalhousie Gazette (Halifax, NS), 28 Sept. 2012.
Stephanie Johns, “UFO yes,” The Coast (Halifax, NS), 6 Sept. 2012, p. 27.
Harriet Alida Lye, ed. “Landscape,” Her Royal Majesty Magazine (Paris, France), Spring 2011.
Wendy Elliot, “Light and Life Along the Shore,” Kings County Advertiser (Kentville, NS) 21 Dec. 2010, p. 22.
“Natural World Mystery,” Chronicle Herald (Halifax, NS) 4 Nov. 2010, sec. E5.
The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna BC
Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, ON
Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Private collections across Canada, the US, the UK and France