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Ely Porter is a self-taught artist who uses pen and ink to create what can be described as modern psychedelic illustrations. Heavily influenced by music, esoteric languages and symbols, his signature is always done in the runes of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Born in 1981 in Manitoba, Canada, he has been drawing since he could hold a pencil. Ely currently lives in West Townshend, Vermont.
He has done commissioned work for the Massachusetts based band Watercure and did design work for Wicked Good Cookies. Ely’s work has recently been shown in the South Windham VT Art Exhibit, the West Townshend Country Store, and in private collections in the United Sates and Canada. He is currently exploring acrylic painting and designs based on Sacred Geometry.