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Education

2007 

Masters of Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, University of Washington, Seattle

2003 

Bachelors of Arts, Art Practice, University of California Berkeley

Awards/Residencies

2014 

Jerusalem Studio School Master Class Residency 

2013 

Kickstarter Artist Project Grant 

2011  

4Culture Project Grant 

Jentel Foundation Artist Residency Vermont Studio Center Residency and Artist Grant 

2009 

Neddy Artist Fellowship 

4Culture Artist Project Award 

2008 

Kayla Skinner Special Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum 

Brink Award Nominee, Henry Art Gallery

Artist Trust GAP Grant 

2005

Recruitment Scholarship, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle 

2003 

James Phalen Art Scholarship, University of California, Berkeley 

2002 

Maybelle Toombs Art Scholarship, University of California, Berkeley 

Brink Award Nominee, Henry Art Gallery

Solo Exhibitions

2018

Variations, Omnia Contemporary, Grand Junction, CO

2015  

Overgrown, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2013  

Pairings, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2011  

Residual Forms, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2009   

New Paintings, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2008   

Transitions, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA 

Group Exhibitions

2017

Phenomenal, Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2016  

Drawn, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

That Would be Chaos, 437CO CMU Gallery, Grand Junction, CO 

Painting and Seeing, UNCW Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC  

2015  

Stilleven:Contemporary Still Life, Hallie Ford Museum, Salem, OR 

Canopies, Prographica, Seattle, WA 

The Diana Project, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2014  

Focus on Paper, Prographica, Seattle, WA 

The Still Life Show, Prographica, Seattle, WA 

2013  

The Pruzan Collection, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 

The Thinning Veil Between Worlds, LxWxH, Seattle, WA 

Artists of Prographica, Bellevue College Gallery Space, Bellevue, WA 

2012  

Mum’s the Word, Mills Pond Gallery, St. James, NY

Still, Archer Gallery, Vancouver, WA 

The Space Between, Prographica, 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 

The Architectural View, Prographica, Seattle, WA  

Inventing an Illusive Space, Kirkland Art Center, Seattle, WA 

Hearing the Backbeat, Prographica, Seattle, WA 

Seattle Artists, Gallery (206), 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  

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, Los Angeles, CA

Neddy Artist Fellowship, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA  

9th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 

2008  

Deep Space Punctuated by Planets, Soil Gallery, Seattle, 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, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle WA 

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 

Professional Experience

Teaching: 

2015- Present 

Assistant Professor, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO

2007- 2015 

Instructor, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle 

2008- 2013 

Adjunct Faculty, Highline Community College, Des Moines WA

2007- 2008 

Instructor, North Seattle Community College, Cont. Education

Fall 2007, Spring 2007, & Spring 2006 

Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle


Gallery Assistant Director and Exhibition Designer: 

2014- 2015 

Prographica Gallery, Seattle

Studio Assistant: 

2005- 2009

Norman Lundin, Seattle, WA  

2004- 2005 

Adelie Landis-Bischoff, Berkely, CA

  

Presentations/Public Lectures:

2017  

Panelist, The Northwest Five Painting Colloquium, Tacoma, WA

Artist Talk, University of Puget Sound, WA

2016 

Artist Talk, Colorado Mesa University

2014  

Artist Talk, Digipen Institute of Technology, WA

2012 

Artist Talk, Jordan Wolfson Workshop, Olympia, WA

Panelist, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011  

Artist Talk, Gage Academy of Art, WA

Artist Talk, Highline Community College, WA

2010 

Juror, Annual Student Show, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Univ. of WA

2009  

Panelist, University of Puget Sound, WA

Artist Talk, Gage Academy of Art, WA

Artist Talk, Tacoma Art Museum, WA  


Articles and Reviews

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, 'Conversation Pieces', by Ann Wright, February 2, 2018

Drawing Magazine, New and Notable: Eric Elliott

by Austin R. Williams,  vol. 9, Issue 35, Fall 2012, pgs 18-19 

Seattle Times, Artists build a skillful 'Architectural View' at Prographica,  by Gale Clemans, November 11, 2011, Section E, pg. 32 

Art in America, Eric Elliott: Exhibition

by Matthew Kangas, Nov. 2009, pg. 203

Tacoma Weekly, A quartet of evocatively murky painters muddy the walls of the Kittredge Gallery

by Dave R. Davison, Nov. 4th, 2009,Section C, Page 4 

Art Ltd., Artist Profile

by Suzanne Beal, Sept/Oct 2009, pg. 48 

Seattle Weekly, Tone Poet

by David Stoesz, September 16-22, 2009, pg. 55  

City Arts -Tacoma, Shades of Gray, 

by Greg Bell, March 2009, pg. 30 

The Stranger, The Men Who Knew Too Much

by Jen Graves, July 15, 2008, pg. 31

Seattle Post Intelligencer, Paintings by Carlos Vega and Eric Elliott Are a Must-See at Harris Gallery

by Regina Hackett, July 10, 2007, pg. 25 

The Stranger, Hold Still

by Jen Graves, February 19, 2008, pg. 23 

Seattle Post Intelligencer, Henry and the Masters

by Regina Hackett, May 25, 2007 'Conversation Pieces', by Ann Wright, The Daily Sentinel, February 2, 2018