Ellen Lesperance | WYPR

Ellen Lesperance

Feb 7, 2020

Ellen Lesperance in her exhibition gallery at The Baltimore Museum of Art, January 2020.
Credit Maximilian Franz

Portland, Oregon-based artist Ellen Lesperance talks about her paintings inspired by sweaters worn by activities at the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp, creative non-violence, and her Congratulations and Celebrations Sweater, which is worn for personal acts of courage and posted on Instagram.  Ellen Lesperance: Velvet Fist is on view at the BMA through June 28, 2020.