National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art Catalogue
Frederick V. Ellis
Born in Halifax, England, this artist arrived in New Zealand in 1921. He spent four years at the Halifax School of Art and three years at the Royal College of Art, London. At the Royal College of Art he won the National Scholarship, the Diploma, and a Travelling Scholarship, which enabled him to study in France and Italy. He is represented in galleries in Halifax, and in the National Art Gallery, Wellington. He is at present head of the Art Department at the Wellington Technical College. He works in oils, water colour, and black and white.
84 POMAHAKA RIVER, OTAGO (water colour)