Red Lodge Clay Center – Short-Term Resident (AIA) 2014
Eric Eley is an artist and educator currently residing in Dallas, TX. Eric’s work is represented by Platform Gallery, Seattle where he has mounted three solo exhibitions. Other solo exhibitions include Art Agents Gallery in Hamburg, Germany, Gallery4Culture, and the Hedreen Gallery at the Lee Center for the Arts, both in Seattle. He has developed large scale site-specific installations for The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas and Suyama Space, Seattle and has permanent public artworks sited in Austin, TX, Seattle, WA, Fort Worth, TX, and the headquarters of Amazon.com. Eric’s work has been included in group shows throughout the US as well as internationally at the Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany, Outdoor Sculpture Projects at Volta03 in Basel, Switzerland, and Open Space at Art Cologne in Cologne, Germany.
Eric 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. He is currently serving on the Faculty of Eastfield College in Mesquite, TX overseeing the Sculpture & Ceramics program.