Greenbeanbaby noun. a short, curly haired girl named Ellia Ana Hill who is in love with her family, crisps sheets of paper, and freshly brewed coffee. Ellia was born in the times where smurfs ruled and neon shirts were paired with stirrup pants and scrunched down socks. Between playing with her My Little Ponies and Strawberry Shortcakes, she loved to draw rainbows, clouds, and happy people.
Many years later, she’s traded rainbows for flowers but still creates cute and happy people. Her crayons have been replaced with paper, scissors, and glue. Yes, she is a cut paper illustrator who creates delightful works of art for all to enjoy. Her designs can be seen on greeting cards and invitations, handmade magnets and ornaments, stock illustration, children books, handmade embellishments, and even rubber stamps.
Ellia received her bachelor’s degree at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, with emphasis on Illustration and Creative Writing. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband, son, daughter, three cats, and one teeny dog.