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Education

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

Awards/Residencies/Honors

2013-14 Jerusalem Studio School Master Class
2011 4Culture Artist Project Award
2011 Jentel Foundation Artist Residency
2011 Vermont Studio Center Residency
2009 Neddy Artist Fellowship
2009 4Culture Artist Project Award
2008 Kayla Skinner Special Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum
2008 Artist Trust GAP Grant
2003 James Phalen Art Scholarship
2002 Maybelle Toombs Art Scholarship

Representation

James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Prographica, Seattle, WA

Solo Exhibitions

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

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
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
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, Culver City, 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

Articles and Reviews

New and Notable: Eric Elliott, by Austin R. Williams,
Drawing Magazine, Vol. 9, Issue 35, Fall 2012, pages 18 & 19
Prographica's 'Space Between Things': the lure of the void, by Micheal Upchurch,
Seattle Times, October 5, 2012
Artists build a skillful 'Architectural View' at Prographica, by Gale Clemans,
Seattle Times, November 11, 2011, Section E, pg. 32
Inventing an Illusive Space, by Andrew Bartels, Artdish, August 2011
Eric Elliott at James Harris Gallery, Seattle, Washington, by Adriana Grant, Visual Arts Source, April 2011
Hearing the Backbeat at Prographica, by Gary Faigin, Artdish, March 2011
Seattle Exhibition: Eric Elliott, by Matthew Kangas, Art in America, Nov. 2009, pg. 203
A quartet of evocatively murky painters muddy the walls of Kittredge Gallery, by Dave R. Davison, Tacoma Weekly, Nov. 4th, 2009,Section C, Page 4
Artist Profile, by Suzanne Beal, Art Ltd., Sept/Oct 2009, pg. 48
Tone Poem, by David Stoesz, Seattle Weekly, September 16-22, 2009, pg. 55
Shades of Gray, by Greg Bell, City Arts -Tacoma, WA, March 2009, pg. 30
The Men Who Knew Too Much, by Jen Graves, The Stranger- Seattle, WA, July 15, 2008, pg. 31
Paintings by Carlos Vega and Eric Elliott Are a Must-See at Harris Gallery, by Regina Hackett,
Seattle Post Intelligencer, July 10, 2007, pg. 25
Hold Still, by Jen Graves, The Stranger- Seattle, Washington, February 19, 2008, pg. 23
Henry and the Masters, by Regina Hackett, Seattle Post Intelligencer, May 25, 2007

Professional Experience

Artist Lectures:
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:
Art Instructor, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle 6/07- Present
Adjunct Instructor, Highline Community College, Des Moines WA, 9/08-8/13
Art Instructor, North Seattle Community College, Cont. Education, 6/07- 11/08
Adjunct Instructor, University of Washington, Seattle, Fall 2007, Spring 2007 & 2006

Studio Assistant:
Norman Lundin, November 2005 – May 2009
Adelie Landis-Bischoff, April 2004 – May 2005