Ellen Wallenstein is a photographer, book artist and professor of art from New York City, currently living in Sherman, Connecticut.. She works on long-term documentary projects, visually responding to her daily life experiences. She also photographs daily, as meditation and habit. She is currently procrastinating on several projects from those images. She exhibits her photographs and collages at the Carter Burden Gallery in New York City. Over the past year she has made daily cloth cyanotypes using gravestone rubbings, inherited jewelry, and other heirlooms as well as animal figures, flora and assorted ephemera.
Ellen is an Adjunct Full Professor at Pratt Institute, where she teaches photography and book arts in the Photography Department. She is also Adjunct Faculty at the School of Visual Arts, teaching in the BFA Photography & Video, and the MPS Digital Photography Departments. Wallenstein wrote photography book reviews and articles for online and printed publications, and keeps an occasional blog.