Street artist ELLE stuns the streets with murals that have the ability to transform what was often drab or vacant walls into incredible spaces filled with powerful female figures. Her memorable style brings feminist strength to each street it inhabits, as her murals are often composed a single female figure, but one that includes features from not just one person, but many. Each face appears to come together as if it were a collage, especially since ELLE’s amazing skills in painting allow her to create such fine and often realistic detail like that of a photograph. Each of her murals forms a point of inspiration laid out in paint in places all over the world like Melbourne, Harlem, Los Angeles, London and Berlin.
“She creates stories by collaging disparate images: powerful females, flora and fauna, classical paintings juxtaposed with pop-culture and high fashion imagery, revealing a purposefully designed messages to the world.” (http://ellestreetart.com)
ELLE’s work is a resilient force to be reckoned with, as it carves out a space on the streets for a dialogue regarding feminist issues and environmental concerns that are on the rise. ELLE’s list of accomplishments, which includes work for companies such as Reebok, IKEA, and TNT Entertainment, reflects the level of refined skill present in her extraordinary style.