The Scarab Club is proud to host an exhibition of work by the late Ellen Tallant (1943-2017). The solo exhibition showcases a variety of her works in watercolor, oil, collage and mixed media.
In her many years as a Scarab Club member Ellen became a loved and respected part of the community. She shared her time and talent generously, serving on the board of directors as well chairing many projects and committees. In1985 she was awarded the prestigious Scarab
Club Gold Medal when her painting was recognized as “Best in Show” in the annual member exhibition. Ellen was also a member of the Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors and the Michigan Watercolor Society.
Ellen received a Bachelor of Arts, in art education from Michigan State University and a Masters in Art from Wayne State University. She spent her career as an art teacher at several elementary schools, primarily at Roseville Elementary School.