Ellen Solari is a maker of sculptural baskets. Formerly a painter, she discovered the world of textiles several years ago after learning how to knit.
A Boston native, she received her B.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Ellen lives in Belmont, MA, and has a studio at River Street Artists, located at the Waltham Mills, Waltham, MA. 

Recent exhibitions include:  Cambridge Art Association, "Tradition: Reinvented", 2022; Twiggs Gallery, Boscawen NH, "WOOL: A Contemporary Fiber Art Exhibition", 2022. Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA. "Human/Nature", 2022. Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington, MA. “The Chemistry of FiberLab: An Exploration of Textile Arts “, 2021; and Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA.,”Broken Beauty”, 2020;