Ellen Driscoll's sculptures, drawings, and installations explore resource consumption and material lineage. Recent works include "Night to Day, Here and Away"a mosaic commission for the Sarasota National Cemetery, "Wraith" for the Esther Massry Gallery in Albany, NY in 2012, and "Distant Mirrors", a floating archipelago of forms in the Providence River for 6 weeks in 2011. Co-produced with Waterfire, this work was created in partnership with the Roger Williams National Memorial and the Rhode Island Resources Recovery Corporation. Her multi-part, multi-year project, FASTFORWARDFOSSIL highlights the relationship between water and oil consumption and was displayed at the Smack Mellon Gallery in Brooklyn, NY and Frederike Taylor Gallery, New York, NY. Driscoll's previous work includes installations such as “The Loophole of Retreat” (Whitney Museum at Phillip Morris, 1991), and “Passionate Attitudes” (Threadwaxing Space, New York, 1995), public art projects such as “As Above, So Below” for Grand Central Terminal (1999), a suite of 20 mosaic and glass works for the tunnels at 45th,47th and 48th streets, “Catching the Drift”, a women’s restroom for the Smith College Museum of Art (2003), and “Aqueous Humour”, a kinetic sculpture for the South Boston Maritime Park (2004). Ms. Driscoll has been awarded fellowships and awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Rhode Island Foundation, Anonymous Was a Woman, the LEF Foundation,and Radcliffe’s Bunting Institute. Her work is included in major public and private collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Whitney Museum of Art. She is Chair of Studio Arts at Bard College.