John (Jack) R. Elliott
Ithaca, NY 14850



education:
1993    M. Env.Des. (Architecture). University of Calgary. Calgary, AB.
1991    M. Env.Des. (Industrial Design). University of Calgary, Calgary. AB.
1979    Post-graduate Studies (Design). University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
1978    B.Science. (Physics, minor in Sculpture). University of Alberta, Edmonton.

           employment:
2005 –- 2020 Associate professor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
1998 –- 2005 Assistant professor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
1995 –- 1998 Assistant professor, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA.

        awards:
2019   Herdle Award, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY.
2017   New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship
2014   Leon Andrus Award, Art Exhibition, Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, MD.
2013   Award of Excellence, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY.

             residencies:
2018   American Academy in Rome visiting scholar, May 1-15.
2018   Sculpture Space, Utica, NY, May-June, declined.
2018   Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, exhibiting artist, Cazenovia, NY, Summer.
2017   Georgia Fee Residency, Paris, April, short-listed.
2017   Cradle Coast Campus Residency, University of Tasmania, Burnie.
2016   Atkinson Center for Sustainable Futures, Residency Fellowship, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

          solo shows:
2021 “Laying in the Cut”, Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, Cortland NY, August 30 – October 16.
2020  “Megaligna”, Jill Stuart Gallery, Human Ecology Building, Cornell University, Ithaca, Feb. 22 – March 26.
2017   “Precarium: New Works by Jack Elliott”, MVR Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, October 20 – Nov. 10.
2015   “Five Uneasy Pieces”, Nevin Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, March 3-April 30.
2015   “Carya: on Women, Nature, and Buildings”, Jill Stuart Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, April 22-June 19.
group shows: 
2021  National, "Creative Gateways" Frederick Art Council, Frederick, MD, Nov. 26 – Mar. 31.
2020   National, “Sprawling Visions”, Main Stree Arts, Clifton Springs, NY, Jan. 9-Feb. 14.
2019   Regional, "66th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition", MAG, Rochester, NY, July 26 – Sept. 13.
2018   National, “Color My World”, BWAC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, July 28 – August 19.
2018   National, “Wide Open”, BWAC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, May 13 – June 17.
2018   International, Humboldt-Box, Schlossplatz 5, Berlin, FDR, March 27 – April 8.
2017   Regional, “Summer Invitational”, Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, July 7–Aug. 12.
2016   State, “Art of New York”, Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, NY, Nov. 4 – Jan. 4.
2016   International, “On the Edge of Your Seat”, Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA, May 6 - July 23.
2016   Regional, “After the Pedestal”, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH, June 10 –  July 29.
2016   State, “Made in New York”, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY, March 26-May 22.
2015   State, “Water Effects”, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY, Aug. 29 - Oct. 18.
2015   National “The Earth Speaks”, Artspace Gallery, Stroudsburg, PA, Mar. 18 - April 26.
2014   National “The Adkins Art Competition”, Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, MD, Feb. 15 – March 29.
2014   International “Beyond Earth Art”, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY,  Jan. 25 – June 8.
2013   Regional, "64th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition", MAG, Rochester, NY, July 14 – September 8.
2010   National, “Trees and Other Ramifications”, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, October 28 – January 2.

commissioned works:
2019   Procella”, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY.
2016   “Blue Comet Redux”, runner-up, NJTransit, Elizabeth, NY.
2016   “Eléni”, crimson oak, A.D. White garden, in process, Cornell University.
2016   “Animus”, Conference on Climate Justice, Cornell University.
2015   “Carya I and II”, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University.
2012   “Tabla Incus I & ll”, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University.
2011   “Art Stein Memorial”, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University.
2011   “Penta Ellipsoidahedron”, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University.
2010   “VanRose” benches, USDA for permanent installation on the National Mall, Washington, D.C.

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