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Ted Ellis paints Parks home

League City artist Ted Ellis will  paint a portrait of civil rights icon Rosa Parks’ home in Montgomery, Alabama to kick-off the opening of his exhibit at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum. The live painting  is from from 11am-1pm on January 14, the show runs from from Jan. 13 to Feb. 24. Paintings featured in the exhibit include nostalgic and inspiring scenes of southern African American life during the early 20th century, as well as portraits of Louis Armstrong and President Barack Obama. The self-taught Ellis is owner of T. Ellis Art Incorporated, described on its website as "one of the fast growing minority owned businesses in the United States."

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