Artist Information

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Interviews and Articles:
SW Art Magazine, May 2015
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SW Art Magazine, May 2012

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Q&A Black Tie Colorado interview 2008

Artist Statement:
"Making the Artworks"

Information:
How monotypes prints are made

Videos:
Video page

 


Contact:
Ken Elliott
Castle Rock, Colorado 80108
303-995-1611 during business hours
email


"Ken Elliott is an talented artist, and friend that I have worked with for many years. Consistent as a reliable source of beautiful, one of a kind, giclees and originals, his work is colorful and distinct. Ken's transitional style is easy for everyone to enjoy and his masterful use of color creates an amazing energy that emits from his work sending out a pleasing and tranquil feeling."

Susan Kendrick, The Art Collaborative, Atlanta

 

 

Chronology
 

1967 - 70 University of Houston, Studies in Art and Advertising
1975 - 79 First experiments in landscapes
1978 - 84 Director, Harris Gallery, Houston
1987 - 88 Moved to San Francisco area, began pastels and oils of the San Francisco Bay Area and Texas landscapes.
1990 Gallery representation begins
1992 Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, Master classes with nationally renowned artist Wolf Kahn (one of thirty-two artists selected nationally)
1997 Began image transfer work with Polaroid film
1999 Moved to Colorado
2001 Began collage works
2002 Began giclee prints
2004 Began Monotypes
2012 Began Etchings
 

 
Representation
See additional gallery information on the Gallery Page

Arden's Gallery, Houston, Texas
Editions Limited Galleries, Oakland, California
Hunt Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
Indigo Gallery, Ft. Collins, Colorado
Madelyn Jordan Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
Mirada Fine Art, Indian Hills CO
Total Arts Gallery, Taos, NM
Getty Images
 

 
Selected Exhibitions
2016 Group Show, Art Gym, Denver, CO
2016 Group Show, Arden's Gallery River Oaks, Houston, TX
2016 One Person Show, Mirada Fine Art Gallery, Indian Hills, CO
2016 Group Show, Cherry Creek Fine Art, Denver, CO

2015 One Person Show, Arden's Gallery River Oaks, Houston, TX
2015 Group Show with the Expand Artists: Lone Tree Arts Center, CO
2015
Two-person Show with Kim English, Total Arts, Taos, New Mexico
2015 Group Show, Arden's Gallery River Oaks, Houston, TX
2015 One person Retrospective Exhibition, PACE Center, Parker, CO
2015 Group Show, "Here to There" Denver International Airport, CO
2013 Group Show, Open Press 25th Anniversary Exhibit. "A Celebration of
        Tradition and Experimentation of the Fine Art Print,"
        McNichols Civic Center, Denver, CO
2013 Two-person Show with Casey Klahn,
        Madden Museum of Fine Art, Denver, CO

2013 Group Show, Group show at aBuzz Gallery, Aug 2013
2012 Group Show, Madden Museum of Fine Art, Denver, CO
2012 Group Show, Total Arts, Taos, New Mexico
2011 Group Show, Total Arts, Taos, New Mexico

2011 Group Show, Madden Museum of Fine Art, Denver, CO

2011 Group Show, "Decade," Madelyn Jordan Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
2011 Group Show, "Exploring Abstraction," Michele Mosko Fine Arts, Denver, CO 

2010 Group Show, Total Arts, Taos, New Mexico
2010 Group Show, Madelyn Jordan Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
2010 Two-man Show, Total Arts, Taos, New Mexico
2009 Group Show, Madelyn Jordan Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
2008 One-man Show, Arden's Gallery, Houston, TX
2008 Group Show, Madelyn Jordan Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
2008 One-man Show, Framed Image, Denver, CO
2007 Group Show, Madelyn Jordan Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
2006 One-man Show, ZYT Gallery, Los Altos, CA
2006 One-man Show, Arden's Gallery, Houston, TX
2005 One-man Show, Arden's Gallery, Houston, TX
2005 Two-person Show, Open Press Ltd, Monotypes, Denver, CO
2004 Group Show, Open Press 15 Year Retrospective,
        Colorado Springs Contemporary Arts Center, CO
2004 One-man Show, New Monotypes, Arden's Gallery, Houston, TX
2004 Group Show, Millsap Moore Gallery, Evergreen, CO
2004 One-man Show, Arden's Gallery, Houston, TX
2003 Group Show, Colorado Painting, Grant Street Studios, Denver, CO
2003 Group Show, ZYT Gallery, CA 2003 Group show,
        Grant Street Studios, Denver, CO
2002 One-man Show, Arden's Gallery, Houston, TX
2001 Group show, American Landscape Paintings, Editions Limited
         Oakland, CA
2001 Group show, Joseph Thayer Gallery, Castle Rock, CO
2001 Group show, Colorado Art Open Exhibition, Golden CO
2000 One-man Show, Sharon Park Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1999 One-man Show, Sharon Park Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1999 Group Show, Sharon Park Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1996 Group Show, Kismet Gallery, juried by Janet Fish, San Jose, CA
1996 Group Show, I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
1995 Group Show, Triton Museum Biennial, Santa Clara, CA
1994 One-man show, 3Com, Palo Alto, CA.
1994 One-man show, Hitachi, Santa Clara, CA
1994 Group show, Pope Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
1993 Group show, Gump's, San Francisco, CA
1993 Group show, Triton Museum Biennial, Santa Clara, CA
1993 Group show, Baker Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA
1993 One-man show, Arden's , Houston, Texas
1993 One-man show, Van Kampen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1992 Group show, Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts Alumni Exhibit,
        Santa Fe, NM
1992 Group show, Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992 One-man show, St. Francis Foundation Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991 Group show, Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991 Group show, Gallery 30, Burlingame, CA
1990 Group show, Pastel Society of the West Coast, 4th Natl Open,
        Sacramento, CA
1990 One-man show, Burlingame Bank and Trust Co., Burlingame, CA
1989 One-man show, Hewlett Packard Headquarters, Cupertino, CA
1989 One-man show, Coyote Point Museum, San Mateo, CA
1989 Group show, Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, Texas
1988 Group show, Wilhelm Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1988 Group show, Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX
 
 




Ken Elliott in the studio


Follow Ken's new works
on his monthly Newsletter, Ken's blog, For the Color and with updates on his Facebook Fine Art page and Twitter



.Ken is blogging about making fine art on his blog For the Color    follow here




 
Ken's art appeared in the film "Concussion"

Here is a still from the movie showing Alex Baldwin and Will Smith with Ken's giclee print, Into Fall  in the background.

It only appears very briefly. Here's more about it on my blog, For the Color
(Image: Sony Pictures)

 
Ken Elliott
American Landscapes

Coffee table book 90 + pages
Preview & order hardback version
Download ibook version $9.99
(for Apple iPad, iPhone
& iTouch devices)



Ken Elliott American Landscapes Catalog PACE Center 2015
Catalog: A Survey of Paintings and Prints at the PACE Center
This exhibition catalog can be purchased at the PACE Center or online. 30 color pages and text by the artist
$10 plus $4 postage  to purchase

 


Madden Museum of Fine Art
Group show, Denver, CO

 


Massachusetts General
Hospital, Boston

Two 40 x 40 oils on paper in main lobby



Rose Medical Center
Parker, CO

       

       
Collections: partial listing
Coopers and Lybrand
Hewlett Packard
                       
Kaiser-Permanente
                    
Ritz Hotel, Denver
Four Seasons Hotel, Denver
St. Anthony's Hospital, Denver
Panhandle Eastern
                  
National Dairy Board
               
Grubb and Ellis, Denver
Marriott Hotels
Holland America Cruise Line

Stanford Cancer Center, Palo Alto
Denver Hospice, CO
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Vail Mountain Club, Vail, CO
Vectra Bank, CO
Blue Shield
Hitachi
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Glenmoor Country Club, Denver
Project Energy
Pinnacol
Tufts New England Medical Center
St. John’s Mercy Medical Center,
    Creve Coeur, MO
Rose Medical Center, Parker, CO
Spectrum Health Butterworth
    Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
Magnet Bank, Atlanta
Ford, Harrison Law, Atlanta
Lowry Medical Center, Denver
Town and Country Hospital, Houston
Jones and Keller, Denver
Raychem
     

     
Teaching Experience:  partial listing  
Madden Museum art class with Casey Klahn, Denver, CO
North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA
Beatrice Art Guild, NE
Anchorage Art Guild, AK
Colorado Springs Art Guild, CO
Colorado Pastel Society, CO
 
     

 
Books
American Landscapes by Ken Elliott
Coffee table book 90 + pages
Preview & order hardback version   Download ibook version $9.99

The Artful Home by Toni Sikes   website
 
The Fine Art of Wall Design by Suzanne Gallagher  
website
 

 
Articles:

SW Art Magazine, May 2015  view the full article

SW Art Magazine, May 2012
 
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I want to pass on this very nice magazine piece for May 2012. Thank you SW Art Magazine and writer Gussie Fauntleroy for really 'getting it.' Excerpt: "There is paradox in Ken Elliott’s landscapes: They pulse with powerful color, and yet collectors speak of his paintings as exuding a sense of calm. They contain choreographed rhythm and order, even within the seeming disorder of winter trees along a creek. “I’m trying to give the paintings muscle, poetry, power, and gentleness. I’m screaming—but in a civilized way,” the artist jokes..."

American Art Collector Magazine, June 2008
excerpt: "Total Arts Gallery is beginning its 39th year as Taos' preeminent destination gallery. ...the gallery is happy to announce the new addition of painter Ken Elliott. Elliott's canvases display the strikingly vivid modern hues in which he chooses to render his contemporary landscapes."

Colorado Expression Magazine, June-July 2008  Julie Fryberger Art Consulting article, with illustration of "Blue Wall" oil, 40x40 inches.


InformArt Magazine, Spring, 2003 issue


US Art Magazine, March 2002 issue. The giclee print 'Cherry Red Trees' has been selected as one of the 50 best images of 2001.

The Pastel Journal
  May-June 2002  "Giclee print becomes part of the painting process"

New York Times On the Web Wine Today, December 26, 2000  by Kathleen Buckley
excerpt: 
"What to do with the foil, cork and wire cap .. There is always the tendency to want to save these as a memory of the event. While it is sweet, it does not enhance the home décor any more than colored water does in clear Appalachian glass bottles. There are a few exceptions.... American artist Ken Elliott makes striking abstract collages using pastels, oils and the foil from the Champagne bottle."

Artweek Magazine, September 1991, "Lovers of the Land, the Landscape in Pastel at Gallery 30"

US Art Magazine, October 1990, "Six California Landscape Painters"

 
 
 


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