Eric Eley

EDUCATION
2005 MFA, Ceramics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, WA
1999 BFA, Ceramics Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012
drogue, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
Coincident Disruption, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
2011
in theatre, Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
2010
Look out, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008
Prospect Fields, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007
Landing, Gallery4Culture, Seattle, WA,
Hover, Art Agents Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2006
Intricate Matter, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle University, Seattle, WA,
Small Expanse, Kolva/Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA
2005
Exactly, CMA Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2001
Taunt Fellowship Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
Big & Bright, Southwestern College Art Gallery, Chula Vista, CA
2011
Import, Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX
Temporary Occupants, Eastfield College, Mequite, TX
2010
Modular, Bezos Gallery, Richland College, Dallas, TX
2009
Open Space, Art Colonge, Cologne, Germany
2008
dialog:flat/form, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
2007
Fish and Ships, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Outdoor|Sculpture Projects, VOLTAshow03, Basel, Switzerland
Here and Now, SAM Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006
Unnatural Presence, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
Sensibility, Ash Street Project Space, Portland, OR
2005
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Abstraction Obstruction, SOIL, Seattle, WA
2004
Summer Works, CMA Gallery, Seattle, WA
Past Residents, Kolva/Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA
Year 1, CMA Gallery, Seattle, WA
Works in Progress,” Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2003
No-Tell Motel, CMA Gallery, Seattle, WA
2001
SOFA Exposition, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Basement, Myrna Loy Center for the Performing Arts, Helena, MT
National Teapot Invitational, Ryan & Maclean Tea Room, Helena, MT
Six Degrees, Trish Higgins Fine Art, Wichita, KS
An Evening with the Bray, Kolva/Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA
2000
Clay on the Cusp, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
Summer Show, Warehouse Gallery, Helena, MT
Bray Show,Whitefish Gallery, Whitefish, MT
Archie Bray and the Colorado Connection, Arapahoe Communtiy College, Denver, CO
Conestoga Ceramics: A Continuing Tradition, Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, PA
1999
Craft Forms 99, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
Potters from the Archie Bray Foundation, Laramie County C.C., Fine Arts Gallery, Laramie, WY
USA Craft Today, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
Origins in Clay, Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, TX
Emerging Artists of the U.S., Vermont Clay Studio, Waterbury Center, VT

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Richards, Ryder. “Terror From Above: Eric Eley’s Coincident Disruption.” FrontRow, D Magazine, February, 22, 2012. 
Block, Jenny. “Tiny Houses and Big Twisters at import.” Dallas Observer, August 16, 2011. 
Grant, Adriana. “Recommendations: Eric Eley at Suyama Space.” Visual Art Source, March 31, 2011. Web. 
Miller, Brian. “The Fussy Eye: Gimme Shelter.” Seattle Weekly, March 2, 2011
Worssam, Nancy. “Suyama Space installation shows the handmade doing battle with the high-tech.” Seattle Times, February 25, 2011
Watters, Nate. “Eric Eley Takes Over Suyama Space.” CityArts, 19 January 2011. Web.
Graves, Jen. “Currently Hanging: Eric Eley.” SLOG. The Stranger, January 24, 2011. Web.
Beal, Suzanne. “A Society of Artists, The Federal Government, and a Top Secret Studio.” City Arts, August, 2009
Beal, Suzanne. “Eric Eley at Platform Gallery.” Sculpture, vol. 27, no. 10, December 2008
Pence, Elizabeth. “Eric Eley at Platform Gallery.” Artweek, vol. 39, issue 3, April, 2008
Graves, Jen. “In/visible: What you see is what you see?” TheStranger.com, audio interview,
February 6, 2008
Grant, Adriana. “Walk-through drawing: ‘prospect fields’ at Platform Gallery.” Seattle Weekly, January 23, 2008
May, Whitney. “Art Floats.” NY Arts, Vol. 12 no. 7/8, July/August 2007
Danek, Sabine. “Rumpfbeugen.” Szene, March 2007
Schiff, Hajo. “Eleys Wacherungen.” O.T., February 2007, no. 10
Brennecke, Ernst. “Kust Wachst aus der Wand.” Harburger Nachrichten, February 16, 2007
Hackett, Regina. “Eley’s expansive ‘Intricate Matter’ freezes motion in the moment.”
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, October 6, 2006
Staff Writer. “Best Bet.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 22, 2006
Staff Writer. “Hot Ticket.” Seattle Times, September 22, 2006
Graves, Jen. “Profanity, Testing, Explosion.” The Stranger, September 14, 2006
Graves, Jen. “First Day of School.” The Stranger, September 7, 2006
Hackett, Regina. “Contributions by Pokorny and Eley stand out in ‘Unnatural Presence’ at
Platform Gallery.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 30, 2006
Shull, Chris. “Go See It!” The Wichita Eagle, March 25, 2001
Lapoint, Nancy. “A Visit to the Bray.” Ceramics Monthly, Vol. 49, No. 1 (Jan. 2001)
Donohoe, Victoria. “Conestoga’s Crafters of Clay Featured in Ceramics Display.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan. 16, 2000
Quillman, Catherine. “Heritage of Hands-On Craft Unites Artists.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, Suburban Edition, Jan. 16, 2000
Donohoe, Victoria. “Wayne Art Center.” The Philadelpia Inquirer, Dec. 26, 1999
Staff Writer. “Emerging Artists Show.” Ceramics Monthly, Vol. 47, no. 5 (May 1999), p. 20

COLLECTIONS
Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
City of Seattle, Seattle, WA
Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX
Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
King County Art Collection, WA
Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH
Vulcan Real Estate, Seattle, WA