EDUCATION 

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

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

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

 

RESIDENCIES

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

 

ARTIST TALKS

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

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

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.

 

COLLECTIONS

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