ELLIE KAMMER PAINTS TO SURVIVE - ABC THE MIX
Eloise Fuss discusses Ellie Kammer's debut exhibition with the artist and her mentor, Robin Eley on ABC's The Mix. Click here to watch.
ELLIE KAMMER - CONTEMPORARY PAINTER - MAKERS WHO INSPIRE
Painting is both a cathartic release as well as a coping mechanism for Ellie Kammer, who endures near-constant pain every day. Through her art, Ellie hopes to start a discussion around and raise awareness about endometriosis. Click here to watch.
Artist Who Depicts Women Suffering with Endometriosis Spreads Awareness Around the Globe After She Connects with Fellow Sufferer Lena Dunham and Paints Her Portrait
Anneta Konstantinides, Daily Mail UK, October 24, 2017
I We agreed on a portrait that wouldn't be a vanity-type portrait because it doesn't suit her character. It needed to be raw and open like she is...
Ellie Kammer: The Artist Making Art of Endometriosis
Emily Blatchford, Huffington Post Australia, October 3, 2017
I think the paintings tell a bigger story about self acceptance in the face of physical changes that can't be helped...
This Aussie Artist is Turning Her Struggle with Endometriosis Into Breathtaking Artwork
Lauren Williamson, Women's Health, September 27, 2017
I'm just putting what I've got out there and I'm comfortable with that...
Ellie Kammer: Making Endometriosis Taboo Free
Gayatri Nair, The Adelaide Life, July 26, 2017
I will spend weeks or months on a painting until I feel it is speaking...
Meet the Artist Painting the Reality of Living with Endometriosis
Ellen Scott, Metro, July 21, 2017
The paintings are deliberately uncomfortable, to hammer home the reality of endometriosis, and many find them too much to handle...
How One Artist Who Didn't Recognise Her Own Body After Endometriosis Diagnosis Began to Paint it Instead
Anneta Konstatinides, Daily Mail, July 20, 2017
Ellie wanted to communicate endometriosis' effects in a visual way, and found it to be an incredible emotional release as well...
After Surgery for Endo, Ellie Hardly Recognised Her Own Body
Amy Clark, Mamamia, July 17, 2017
I lay it out there for all to see and that can shake people up...
Nescience by Ellie Kammer at Light Square Gallery
Georgina Tselekidis, The Adelaidian, July 15, 2017
Kammer transports us into her own world, with two self portraits that communicate a silent but loud pain..
Ellie Kammer: Endometriosis in Art
Rachel Darling, This is Radelaide, July 3, 2017
The exhibition will consist of ten works, two of which are self portraits...
Ellie Kammer on Pain, Feminism and Turning Suffering Into Art
Nadia Bailey, Oyster, June 30, 2017
At 26 years old, the ferociously talented artist has produced a body of work both intimate and arresting..
Ellie Kammer Paints Her Pain and Perseverance
Nina Karadzic, The Adelaide Review, June 26, 2017
The collection has unwittingly become sort of a narrative of the changes I've gone through both physically and mentally..
How Adelaide's Ellie Kammer is Channelling Her Battle with Endometriosis into Confronting Art
Aimee Knight, Sydney Morning Herald, March 25, 2017
You have to fight to be heard with women's issues...
Healing Through Paint
Fela M'tima Dunfee, Endotwins, March 20, 2017
The trick is to accept and respect the limitations that Endo forces upon its host...
The Painter Turning the Pain of Endometriosis Into Art
Marta Bausells, Huck, February 21, 2017
It's not so much about me anymore, it's about the bigger picture...
Chronic Painting: Making Art From Endometriosis
Katherine Gillespie, Vice, February 14, 2017
I feel honoured and truly touched that I've been able to inspire conversations about something that desperately needs more attention...
ABC - Endometriosis: Ellie Kammer's Confronting Art Provokes A Much-Needed Conversation
Brett Williamson, ABC, February 14, 2017
Nobody wants to talk about it, nobody wants to hear about it...
Endometriosis Australia - Endo Champion
Ellie Kammer, Endometriosis Australia Blog, January 14, 2017
I started sharing excerpts from articles and blogs, I noticed that women would comment on my posts and share their own experiences with me...
Adelaide University Art History Club - Artist Spotlight #39: Ellie Kammer
Masya Zabidi, Collage Adelaide, October 18, 2016
I’ve always been hyper sensitive and I started making images when I was about 8 years old to free myself from ideas...
Currant Magazine - Meet the Upcoming Stars of the SpringART Exhibition #2
Ellen Morgan, Currant Magazine, August 31, 2016
With an upcoming residency in Los Angeles coming up in early 2017, Ellie is a young Adelaide artist to watch. While she’s a self-confessed introvert, her work is bold, arresting and often controversial...
The City - Before They Were Artists: SALA Artists Share Their Childhood Artwork
Sophie Perri, The City, July 28, 2016
While other students drew caterpillars transforming into butterflies and foals into horses, I took inspiration from my own emotional evolution...
Endometriosis Australia - I Get to Scream About this Disease with Paint
Ellie Kammer, Endometriosis Australia Blog, July 4, 2016
Painting calms me, keeps me occupied, and also allows me to express my frustrations in a healthy, productive way. As an added bonus, I get to teach people about this ubiquitous chronic disease...
The Adelaide Review - Ellie Kammer Conquers Pain With Art
Nina Karadzic, The Adelaide Review, June 22, 2016
Teasing the personas of Renaissance portraiture, with the wonderful and uncanny semblances of life, Ellie Kammer’s paintings submit to an intermediary state – one that confuses reality with dream...