Red Lodge Clay Center – Short-Term Resident (AIA) 2014
Now based in Dallas, Eric Eley was born in 1976. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, and his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in Seattle. Between degrees, Eric spent two years as an artist-in-residence at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT, sponsored by the Taunt Fellowship.
Eric’s work is represented by Platform Gallery, Seattle where his most recent solo exhibition, drogue, was shown in September 2012. He has developed site-specific installations for The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas and Suyama Space, Seattle along with mountng solo exhibitions at Art Agents Gallery in Hamburg, Germany, Gallery4Culture, and the Hedreen Gallery at the Lee Center for the Arts, both in Seattle. Eric’s work has been included in group shows in the Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany, Outdoor Sculpture Projects at Volta03 in Basel, Switzerland, and Open Space at Art Cologne in Cologne, Germany. He recently completed his first permanent outdoor sculpture.