Ellen Holtzblatt creates paintings and drawings to explore profound connections between the physical and the spiritual worlds. Holtzblatt has been awarded artist residencies in the U.S. and Iceland, finding inspiration for the emotive qualities of her recent landscape paintings and drawings. She exhibits nationally and internationally, with recent solo shows at Fermilab Art Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, and Josef Glimer Gallery. Her group exhibits include the Jerusalem Biennale and the Museum of Biblical Art in New York. Holtzblatt earned degrees in visual art and art therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.