Biography

Selected Works / Exhibitions / Biography / Available Inventory

Eric Elliott
Born 1975 Anchorage, AK
Lives and works in Seattle, WA

Education

2007 Masters of Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, University of Washington, Seattle
2003 Bachelor of Arts, Art Practice, University of California, Berkeley

Exhibitions

2016
Drawn, Manifest Gallery, Cincinatti, OH
Painting and Seeing, UNCW Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC

2015
StillEven:Contemporary Still Life, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, OR
Canopies, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
The Diana Project, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA
Overgrown, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

2014
Focus on Paper, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
The Still Life Show, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013
Creating the New Northwest, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Zwischerliecht, LxWxH, Seattle, WA
Art-A-Phone, 826 Seattle, Seattle, WA
The Seattle Sketchbook Show, Steele Gallery, Seattle, WA
Artists of Prographica, Bellevue College Gallery Space, Bellevue, WA
Pairings, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012
Mum’s the Word, Mills Pond Gallery, St. James, NY
Still, Archer Gallery, Vancouver, WA
The Space Between, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
Decoy, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
40+Years of Richard Shaw’s Students, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley CA
Mirage, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011
Inventing an Illusive Space, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA
Seattle Artists, Gallery 206, Seattle, WA
Hearing the Backbeat, Prographica, Seattle, WA
Residual Forms, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010
A Preview of Things to Come, Prographica, Seattle, WA
Ripe, Seattle Pacific Art Center, Seattle, WA
Honoring 15 Years of Neddy Fellows, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
You’re So Cool, OHGE Ltd., Seattle, WA
Meet Greet Rinse and Repeat, Monarch Contemporary, Seattle, WA
Parallel Universes, Grey Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009
New Paintings, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
The 9th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA (catalogue)
On Paper, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
Gather Image, Fugitive Form, Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma, WA
Refracting Space, Steele Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
West Coast Drawings VIII, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
Neddy Artist Fellowship, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2008
Transitions, James Harris Gallery, WA
Deep Space Punctuated by Planets, Soil Gallery, WA
Message in a Bottle, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Black & White Show, Catherine Person Gallery, Seattle, WA
Seven Propositions, Ouch My Eye, Seattle, WA
Bifocal, Ouch My Eye, Seattle, WA

2007
MFA Thesis Show, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006
Works on Paper, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
SP1, Sand Point First Year MFA Painting Exhibition, Seattle WA

2005
Works in Progress, 1st Year Master of Fine Arts, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA

2004
Faculty Show, Morrison Library, Berkeley, CA

2003
Fall Honor Studio Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
New Works, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Spring Honor Studio Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2002
Ghosts of Kroebis, Fall Arts Festival, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
The Dirt Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2000
Art One Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Awards/Residencies/Honors

2014 Jerusalem Studio School Master Class Residency
2013 Kickstarter Artist Project Grant
2011 4Culture Artist Project Award
2011 Jentel Foundation Artist Residency
2011 Vermont Studio Center Residency Drawing Center Viewing Program
2009 Neddy Artist Fellowship
2009 4Culture Artist Project Award
2008 Kayla Skinner Special Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum
2008 Betty Bowen Award Runner Up
2008 Neddy Award Nominee
2008 Artist Trust GAP Grant
2003 James Phalen Art Scholarship
2002 Maybelle Toombs Art Scholarship

Articles and Reviews

2008
Jen Graves, “The Men Who Knew Too Much,” The Stranger, July 17
Regina Hackett, “Paintings by Carlos Vega and Eric Elliott are a must-see at Harris Gallery,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 11
Jen Graves, “La Especial Norte, #1,” The Stranger SLOG, April 22
Matthew Offenbach, La Especial Norte, April
Jen Graves, “Hold Still,” The Stranger, February 19

2007
Regina Hackett, “Henry and the Masters,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer Art to Go blog, May 25

Professional Experience

Artist Lectures:
Digipen Institute of Technology, 12/2014 Highline Community College: 5/2011; University of Puget Sound: 11/2009, Gage Academy of Art: 9/2009 & 11/2011; Tacoma Art Museum: 4/2009

Teaching:
Assistant Professor, Colorado Mesa University, 2015-Present
Adjunct Instructor, Highline Community College, Des Moines, WA, 2008-2013
Art Instructor, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, 2007 – 2013
Art Instructor, North Seattle Community College, Continuing Education, 2007 – 2008
Adjunct Instructor, University of Washington, Seattle, Fall & Spring 2007, Spring 2006

Teaching Assistant:
Beginning Figure Drawing, Assoc. Prof. Zhi Lin, University of Washington, Seattle, Fall 2006
Beginning Drawing, Assoc. Prof. David Brody, University of Washington, Seattle, Winter 2006
Figure Drawing, Prof. Richard Shaw, University of California, Berkeley, Fall 2002

Assistant Gallery Director and Exhibition Coordinator:
Prographica Gallery, September 2014-August 2015

Studio Assistant:
Norman Lundin, November 2005 – Present
Adelie Landis-Bischoff, April 2004 – May 2005

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