Stuart Elliott graduated from Claremont in 1978 and Curtin University in 1980. He has lectured, worked as a freelance artist/designer, served on various boards, and voluntarily worked in theatre. His practice is largely studio based, showing at both commercial and public spaces. Dr David Bromfield completed a book on the artist and a major retrospective at Perth’s Central Gallery in 2004 coincided with the book launch.
In 2004 Elliott undertook a residency at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, conducting masterclasses in sculpture. He was awarded a fellowship through ArtsWA (2005), showed at Sydney’s MCA (2007), and in 2011 won the Cossack Prize. Other highlights include an Ignite grant (2015) and a Syndicate III Commission (2016) (a work of 10 life sized figure sculptures). He has completed university projects in Shanghai, Cuba and Canberra. Elliott is currently working on a major survey show for John Curtin Gallery in Perth.