Harvey Ellis (1852-1904) was a Rochester-born artist who studied painting under Edwin White. Ellis was best known for his mytho-landscape genre pieces and figure paintings, working in various mediums. He is one of the founders of the Rochester Art Club, and served as President of the Rochester Society of Arts and Crafts. Ellis was very much interested in the arts and crafts movement, mysticism, medievalism, and Japonisme. His paintings were exhibited at venues including the New York Water Color Club and the Paris Exposition of 1900. Many of his architectural drawings are in the Leroy Buffington Collection at the University of Minnesota.