Ellen Murray (born 1947) is an American watercolorist. Her herald is sometimes given as Ellen Murray Meissinger.
Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, Murray studied at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, receiving her bachelor of Good arts in 1969 and a Masters of Fine Arts in 1971. Peter Agostini was among her instructors. She began exhibiting her perform in her house state even if in graduate school, and has in the past shown pieces vis-Ð°-vis the United States. She has standard numerous awards, and is a zealot of the National Watercolor Society and the Watercolor USA Honor Society. She taught at Oklahoma State University arrival in 1971; in 1986 she took a point of view at Arizona State University, where she oversees one of the largest programs in the country dedicated to watercolor and new water-based media. She has collaborated afterward the ASU Library Map and Geospatial Hub to abet the student exhibition series, Creative Cartography. Murray married Lonnie Dean Meissinger in 1975, and the couple's son, Logan Don, was born in 1979; his toys have often served as subjects for his mother's work. She has also created larger-scale installation pieces, such as Deluge, memorializing the 1966 flood of the Arno.