attended UCLA, earning a B.A.in Fine Arts with Honors. She did
graduate work at UCLA under the direction of William Brice, Jan
Stussey, Sam Amoto and Rico Lebrun. After a career in graphic
and raising a family, she returned to her first love, painting.
Freudenstein paints 'en plein air'; her chosen media are oil
watercolor. She enjoys painting landscapes, mostly of California's
central coast, France and Italy. Her paintings are richly colored
a great sense of movement energy, and emotion.
Today, she works in her studio and in the field doing studies
Italy, France,and in the central coast near Santa Barbara, Ca.
Ellie is often asked to teach workshops for various art societies
She is a full artist member of the California Art Club; Oil Painters
America, Signiture Member of American Impressionist Society;
Member of the Women Artists of the West, and recently inducted
National Association of Women Artists.