Roger W. Ellenberger
Roger W. Ellenberger is an accomplished painter in acrylic and watercolor with subjects ranging from New England landscapes to the many fishing harbors and work boats of the Atlantic. His background in architecture allows him to accurately and authentically portray early maritime and shipbuilding history.
Roger was born in Erie, PA in 1943. He is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Architecture where he also studied printmaking and painting at the School of Fine Art. While working as an architect in Central New York, his interest and talent in the fine arts developed and became more defined. In 1975 he moved to Maine where he continues to be inspired by the rural New England countryside and the rugged Atlantic coastline.
His works hang in galleries and private collections throughout the United States, the Canadian Provinces, England, Europe and Japan. He is represented in collections of corporations and numerous financial institutions. He has received over 50 awards for his works, and he has done cover paintings for Down East Magazine in 1978 and 1979. He is a Member of the American Society of Marine Artists.