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


2014 Jerusalem Studio School Master Class
2013 Kickstarter Artist Project Grant
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


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

Solo Exhibitions

Overgrown, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Pairings, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Residual Forms, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
New Paintings, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Transitions, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

Group Exhibitions

Stilleven:Contemporary Still Life, Hallie Ford Museum, Salem, OR
Canopies, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
The Diana Project, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA
Focus on Paper, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
The Still Life Show, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
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
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
Inventing an Illusive Space, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA
Seattle Artists, Gallery 206, Seattle, WA
Hearing the Backbeat, Prographica, Seattle, WA
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
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
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
MFA Thesis Show, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Works on Paper, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
SP1, Sand Point First Year MFA Painting Exhibition, Seattle WA
Works in Progress, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle WA
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
Ghosts of Kroebis, Fall Arts Festival, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley CA
The Dirt Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley CA
Art One Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Selected Articles and Reviews

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

Professional Experience

Artist Lectures:
Digipen Intitute 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

Assistant Professor, Colorado Mesa University, August 2015- Present
Art Instructor, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle 6/07- July 2015
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

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

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