Coby Ellison is an artist and musician born in Kansas City, Missouri (1968).
The past eight years, his work has been exploring faux historical relationships
and coincidences that occur with positions of power, divinity, conquest, faith
and the ever-changing iconography of good and evil he refers to as “The Babylon Report”.
He has exhibited in numerous venues including The Yerba Buena Art Center (San Francisco),
Ampersand International Arts (San Francisco and Paris), Western Front (Vancouver, B.C.),
The Wichita Art Museum, and Saint Louis University. Coby has also created artwork
for Fister, The Lion’s Daughter, Family Curse, blackQueen and was included
in Metal and Hardcore Graphics, Extreme Artwork from the Underground.
He holds fine art degrees at Kansas State University (B.F.A. 1990 and M.F.A. 1996)
and studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (1990) on full-fellowship.
He lives and works in Saint Louis, Missouri with his wife, and their two Chihuahuas.
To inquire about artwork or commissions please contact him through the Awful Nice website.