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Medium: Galleries , Museums and Galleries

Contact Information

(864) 905-3405

Mission Statement

I paint with the knowledge that everybody is intriguing. Everyone is the hero of a story. Every moment is the climax scene in its own novel. My personal challenge is not to seek out remarkable inspiration, but rather to seize a seemingly mundane, everyday moment and illuminate it in a manner that reveals its beauty and poignancy.


The Ellis Gallery and Studio, located within the Pendleton Street Arts District, exists to reveal the artistic details of everyday life through paint and canvas. This modern, studio-style gallery houses a complete collection of figurative, cityscape and landscape paintings by Janina Tukarski Ellis. Open First Fridays, and by appointment.