“The universe is a big place,
perhaps the biggest”
Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan
In Final Frontier, a series of mixed media works combining paint, pigments, metallics and photography, Ellis-Brown explores his fascination with humanity’s place in the universe, contrasting found images of modern day space exploration with ancient marks conceived from the visual languages of indigenous people. 
Connections are drawn between classical deities and contemporary idealism, astronauts, the space race and Nineteenth-Century colonialism. Ellis-Brown strives for perfection in colour and form, while highlighting the imperfections of traditional print processes. With subtle humour Final Frontier lays bare the fragility and precariousness forever evident in human endeavour.
Untitled I - Beam Me Up, Scotty (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on wood panel. 70 x 140 cm
Untitled I - Beam Me Up, Scotty (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on wood panel. 70 x 140 cm
Untitled III (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on wood panel. 82 x 85 cm
Untitled III (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on wood panel. 82 x 85 cm
Untitled IV (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 90 x 60 cm
Untitled IV (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 90 x 60 cm
Untitled XVI (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on wood panel. 49 x 80 cm
Untitled XVI (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on wood panel. 49 x 80 cm
Untitled V (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 25 x 80 cm
Untitled V (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 25 x 80 cm
Untitled VIII (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 90 x 69 cm
Untitled VIII (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 90 x 69 cm
Untitled XV - Houston We Have A Problem (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on wood panel. 70 x 140 cm
Untitled XV - Houston We Have A Problem (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on wood panel. 70 x 140 cm
Untitled VI (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 89 x 40 cm
Untitled VI (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 89 x 40 cm
Untitled IX (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 66 x 132 cm
Untitled IX (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 66 x 132 cm
Untitled VII (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 56 x 80 cm
Untitled VII (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 56 x 80 cm
Untitled X (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 51 x 87 cm
Untitled X (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 51 x 87 cm
Untitled XI - Mission from God (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on aluminium panel. 60 x 60 cm
Untitled XI - Mission from God (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on aluminium panel. 60 x 60 cm
Untitled XII (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 60 x 77 cm
Untitled XII (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 60 x 77 cm
Untitled XIII (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 55 x 90 cm
Untitled XIII (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 55 x 90 cm
Untitled XIV (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on aluminium panel. 67 x 74 cm
Untitled XIV (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on aluminium panel. 67 x 74 cm
Untitled XVII (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on aluminium panel. 77 x 62 cm
Untitled XVII (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on aluminium panel. 77 x 62 cm
Untitled II (Space).  Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 76 x 90 cm
Untitled II (Space). Acrylic, pigment, mixed media on Arches Aquarelle rag. 76 x 90 cm
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