Ellen Glasgow (b. 1936)
A nationally recognized landscape painter, Glasgow is owner and director of the Capital Gallery of Contemporary Art, Frankfort, KY. Throughout her artistic career, she has traveled extensively across the country, developing a sensitivity for the nation's coastlines, rivers, marshes, fields, ridges and mountains, all familiar subjects in her paintings. Working in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel and monotype techniques, the artist produces both large-scale canvases and small works on paper. Glasgow has been represented in numerous one-person and group exhibitions in the Midwest and along the East Coast. Selected collections containing works by Glasgow include Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, IN; Owensboro Museum of Fine Art and City of Owensboro Municipal collection, both KY; Philip Morris, Inc., VA; IBM Corporations, Washington, DC; LG&E Collection, Louisville, KY; and the US Department of State, Beijing, China. Born in Tennessee, Glasgow grew up in Western Kentucky and attended Murray State University, KY. Additional training in the visual arts was received at College of Albermarle, Elizabeth City, NC; Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI; Art League School, Alexandria, VA and in workshops in Italy and Greece. Over the past 10 years Glasgow has led painting workshops to the Outer Banks of North Carolina and internationally to Italy and France.

(Kentucky Women Artists, catalog 2001, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, KY)