Ken Elliott      Landscapes in Oil, Pastel, Monotypes, Giclee and Collages

Ken Elliott is a Colorado artist working in a variety of media: oils, pastels, monotypes, monoprints, and collagesHis works are in numerous collections in the US and throughout the world.

Some of his landscape paintings and pastels are reproduced as dramatic giclee prints.  View all 70+ giclees

Recent news:

New Gallery Representation:

Mirada Fine Art

5490 Parmalee Gulch Rd
Indian Hills CO 80454  map
Just minutes from Denver
(303) 697-9006


Ken Elliott American Landscapes Catalog PACE Center 2015
New Catalog: A Survey of Paintings and Prints at the PACE Center
This exhibition catalog can be purchased at the PACE Center or online. 30 color pages and text by the artist. $10 plus $4 postage.

Current Exhibit:
Denver International Airport.
Look for the installation under the bridges in the main terminal behind the car rental desks. this exhibit will be up for quite a while. We're leaving some of our color and texture behind to liven things up! You do not have to go through security to see the exhibits.

The EXPAND group is comprised of five artists from the Denver metro area: Victoria EubanksJanice McDonaldCarol Ann WaughMary Williams and myself.

We first collaborated in 2012 and have continued to work together on group exhibitions around the state of Colorado. “Here to There” is curated in collaboration by the DIA Art and Culture Program.

Making it Fine Art Workshops 2015

After each class, there will be a free lecture / book signing of Ken's new book, Manifesting 123 and you don't need #3. The lecture is open to the public.
 Fri and Sat, October 2-3
Colorado Springs Art Guild, sponsor
CSAG members $200.
Non-members $225.

More info and registration here
Workshop flyer and supply list

An indoor, two-day workshop, 9:30 am - 4pm
Imagination Celebration
750 Citadel Drive East Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(upper level between Burlington and Dillards) map


Sat - Sun, November 21-22
The Pastel Society of Colorado, sponsor
Lakewood Cultural Center

470 S Allison Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80226
Open to artists at all skill levels and media
An indoor, two-day workshop, 9-4 pm
Limited to 20 participants, $225 payable to the City of Lakewood.
Register online
or by phone 303-987-5436, activity #379401-01
Workshop flyer and supply list


Plans are in the works for additional two-day formal painting and pastel workshops in Denver, Austin, Atlanta, Ventura County, CA, New York and St. Louis.
Private lessons by request.



Two minute video of Ken in his Colorado studio

Video credit: Tammy Brislin Productions
Eight minute video of Ken's etchings being made.
Video of my creating a 40 x 40 inch oil on canvas from start to finish. I'm narrating as I paint, describing my methods as the painting develops. This oil is available at the Total Arts Gallery, Taos, NM

Ken Elliott Into the Forest monotype 30.5 x 20.5
Monotypes  "Into the Forest"
Reproduced as a Giclee

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"Ken Elliott is an talented artist, and friend that I have worked with for many years. Consistent as a reliable source of beautiful, one of a kind, giclees and originals, his work is colorful and distinct. Ken's transitional style is easy for everyone to enjoy and his masterful use of color creates an amazing energy that emits from his work sending out a pleasing and tranquil feeling."
Susan Kendrick,
The Art Collaborative, Atlanta

Coffee Table
Book available as hardback ($115.) and $9.99 ibook / download:
My 90+
page large-format book with 20 years of my best works in oil, pastel, monotype, etching and collage. preview / order

New landscape art in oils, pastels, monotypes, monoprints, and giclee prints by Colorado artist Ken Elliott are updated weekly.

Ken's giclee prints are installed in the renovated Ritz Carlton Beaver Creek, CO corridors and guest rooms.

"Autumn Diagonal"  30 x 40

"Purple Presence"  14 x 14
Total Arts Gallery, Taos, NM

Seven New Giclee Releases:

"Chromatic Forest" Limited edition in three sizes. Select from over 80 giclee images

Posters  "Forest Verticals"

Magazine articles:
Southwest Art Magazine, May 2012. Article on the May exhibit in Taos.
Pratique des Arts, January 2012  Two of Ken's pastels were included in the French art magazine,  article about artists using trees as a subject: "La Poesie des Arbres," The Poetry of Trees. view article
American Art Collector Magazine, June 2008 excerpt: "Total Arts Gallery is beginning its 39th year as Taos' preeminent destination gallery.  ...the gallery is happy to announce the new addition of painter Ken Elliott.  Elliott's canvases display the strikingly vivid modern hues in which he chooses to render his contemporary landscapes."
Colorado Expression Magazine, June-July 2008 Julie Fryberger Art Consulting  article, with illustration of "Blue Wall" oil, 40x40 inches.
New York Times, 
On the Web, Wine Today, 
by Kathleen Buckley

"American artist Ken Elliott makes striking abstract collages using pastels, oils and the foil from the Champagne bottle."
American Collector Magazine, June 2008
Q&A Black Tie Colorado Interview 2008
US Art Magazine, March 2002
Colorado artist Ken Elliott's
giclee print 'Cherry Red Trees' has been selected as one of the 50 best images of 2001
The Pastel Journal, May-June 2002
Giclee print
becomes part of the painting process
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Denver, Colorado has selected Ken's giclees for their guest rooms.
Ken's works have been reproduced as posters by Poems Publishing.

Ken's monotypes have been included in the Open Press 15 Year Retrospective, University of Colorado Contemporary Arts Center, Colorado Springs.

His art has been included in two books:
The Artful Home by Toni Sikes The Artful Home

The Fine Art of Wall Design by Suzanne Gallagher  website


Recent Collections:

The Rose Medical Center, Denver has installed a series of large works in this corridor. 
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The Denver Hospice has installed two large oils into their new facility. 
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Ken Elliott oil in Denver Hospice

The Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston installed two 48 x 48 oils on paper into their main reception area.
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Ken Elliott oils in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

The Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis added 3 giclees to their main reception lobby 
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Ken Elliott oils in Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis

His oil "Colorful Progression VI" has been installed at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, NY
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Ken Elliott oil in the Mayo Clynic, Rochester, NY


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