Elli Walsh is a freelance arts writer based in Sydney. After graduating from the University of New South Wales with a First Class Honours degree in Art History/Theory assisted by the Honours Year Scholarship, as well as an Arts degree with High Distinction majoring in English Literature, Elli worked as Assistant Editor at Art + Australia. She is currently Deputy Editor of Artist Profile.
Elli has worked on and contributed to several books, including Artists’ Choice, Chinese Zodiac, Tony Albert monograph, An Li: A Chinese Ghost Tale, (all Dott Publishing), and Melinda Schawel: Second Chances (Flinders Lane Gallery). In addition to exhibition catalogue essays, Elli’s writing has appeared in Vault Magazine, ARTAND Australia, Artist Profile and Art Almanac. She has a research background and special interest in hyperrealism, Posthumanism and psychoanalysis in art and cultural theory.