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Name Elliott, Richard Charles
Dates & places of birth and death Born: 1945, Portland, Oregon
Died: 2008, Ellensburg, Washington
Nationality American (Northwest: Washinton)
Biography Richard C. Elliott was a nationally recognized mixed media artist who lived and worked in Ellensburg, Washington. His interest in light and natural structure first took form through site-specific installations during the late 1980s and early 1990s. By the mid-1990s, he began using reflectors as a medium. Combining safety reflectors with two dimensional geometric designs, Elliott created a body of work that had the glitz and glitter of our high tech culture but at the same time, served as a magical bridge to other cultures and other times.

In addition to his site specific installations and studio work, Elliott was engaged in a number of major art commissions throughout his career. His commissions grace the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, the Sun Dome in Yakima, Washington, and numerous schools, transit centers, colleges, and airports throughout the United States. In 2008, he was commissioned to create Portals Through Time, a series of 45 reflector panels for the second floor windows of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art.

Associated Records

Image of 2000.001.001 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2000.001.001 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Abstract male form done in orange, green, blue, and yellow.

Image of 2000.001.002 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2000.001.002 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Abstracted male form done in black & white with black border.

Image of 2000.001.003 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2000.001.003 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Abstracted female form done in multi-color with black border.

Image of 2000.001.004 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2000.001.004 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Abstracted female form done in black & white with black border.

Image of 2000.001.005 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2000.001.005 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Abstract figures (4 each) in black & white with black border.

Image of 2000.001.006 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2000.001.006 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Abstract figures (4 each) done in multi-color & surrounded by black border.

Image of 2000.001.007 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2000.001.007 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Abstract figures (4 each) done in multi-color & surrounded by black border.

Image of 2000.057 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2000.057 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Geometric assemblage of colored reflectors. Reflectors are stacked on top of each other. From bottom to top: orange, blue, red, green, clear and orange.

Image of 2007.029.008 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.008 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.

Image of 2007.018.001 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.018.001 - Elliott, Richard Charles

12 x 30 grid made up of differing geometric designs composed of colored circles in green, red, blue, yellow and white.

Image of 2007.018.002 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.018.002 - Elliott, Richard Charles

12 x 30 grid of geometric variations in black and white; every design is unique and made up of black lines.

Image of 2007.029.009 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.009 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.

Image of 2007.029.005 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.005 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.

Image of 2007.029.006 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.006 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.

Image of 2007.029.007 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.007 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.

Image of 2007.029.013 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.013 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.

Image of 2007.029.001 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.001 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.

Image of 2007.029.002 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.002 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.

Image of 2007.029.003 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.003 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.

Image of 2007.029.004 - Elliott, Richard Charles

2007.029.004 - Elliott, Richard Charles

Non-objective, geometric, color abstraction.