Edwina Ellis was born in Sydney, Australia in 1946. She trained at the National Art School as a jewellery designer. In 1972 she came to London, and now lives in Wales.
Edwina designed the Bridge series of British with linocut, while a 2013 two pound coin and the recent coin for 2019 are digital designs on an iPad. For she engraved polymer blocks and her poster for TFL depicting London architecture consists of nine three-block .
Edwina pioneered engraving on homopolymer resins and recently developed relief printing apparatus using laser-cutting technology. With and she continues to explore engraving with vinyl cutting that informed her Fine Art Practical PhD at Aberystwyth University. She configured traditional wood engraving tools for .