Ellie Dent (b. 1991) was born in Baltimore, Maryland and received a BFA in painting, drawing, and printmaking from Towson University in 2013 and a MFA from the University of Georgia in 2017. She has exhibited work at the Georgia Museum of Art, Marcia Wood Gallery, Day & Night Projects, Terrault Contemporary, MINT as well as exhibited with Satellite Projects during Art Basel Miami 2015. She was named one of MINT's 2019 Leap Year Arists. Her work has been published in Hyperallergic, ArtsATL and SciArt Magazine. She is currently faculty at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia where she resides.