Ellen Urselmann was born in 1978 in Venlo.
She respectively lived in Venlo, Maastricht,
Amsterdam, Cape Town and Baarlo. In 2000
she graduated at the Academy of Fine Art
Maastricht and in 2003 she graduated in
glass at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in
Ellen Urselmann has exhibited her work
at various galleries and museums.
Amongst others, Galerie Judy Straten,
Braggiotti Gallery, Stellenbosch Galley and
the Museum Jan van der Togt exhibited her
work. She has presented recent work at art
fairs such as Art Rotterdam, Art Fair Köln
and Berliner Liste, and received a nomination
for the three yearly Bernardine de Neeve Award
for contemporary glass art.
International acknowledgement came in 2006
when she won the European Young Artist Prize.
Several educational institutes such as the
Academy of Fine Art Maastricht have employed
her as a [guest] teacher.