Born 1979, Tacoma, WA, USA
Lives and works in Washington State


EDUCATION

2011 Artist in Residence, University of Ohio, Columbus, OH
2008 Artist in Residence, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
2007 Artist in Residence, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
2001 New Orleans School of Glass and Print, New Orleans, LA
2001 Larson Red Angus Ranch, Big Timber, MT
2001 Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2020
Elias Hansen, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2019
Go Towards the Light, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Rainbows From Atoms, with Chris Duncan, Halsey McKay Gallery, New York, NY

2018
Blue Projects: Elias Hansen, Blue Mountain School, London, UK

2017
Elias Hansen, Team (bungalow), Los Angeles, CA
Not Right Now, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA
This Road Leads Home, Cooper Cole, Toronto, ON Canada
Glen Baldridge & Elias Hansen, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
The Wrong Way Home, with Read More, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2016
I Thought I Had A Dog In This Fight, But It Ain’t Seem Like It Now, Jeffrey Stark, New York, NY
An Open Door at An Empty Room, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo, Japan

2014
Oh Brother, with Oscar Tuazon, Maccarone, New York,  NY
You can cry all you want, but it changing shit, Jonathan Viner, London, UK
I’m a long way from home and I don’t really know these roads, Anat Egbi, Los Angeles, CA

2013
I’m not sure I’ll be home in time, CoCA, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Liste 18, Jonathan Viner, Basel, Switzerland

2012
Should be fine, Maccarone, New York,  NY
We’re just in it for the money, with Oscar Tuazon, Balice Hertling, Paris, France
Ain’t Quite Right, with The Reader, A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy

2011
Next time, they’ll know it’s us, The Company, Los Angeles and Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, LA
It wasn’t until I found it later, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, USA
You know we’re nowhere near there, right?, Jonathan Viner, London, UK

2010
This is the Last Place I Could Hide, Maccarone, New York,  NY
We Used To Get So High, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
Predicting the Present, The Company, Los Angeles, CA
It Was One of My Best Comes, with Oscar Tuazon, Parc Saint Leger, Pougues Les Eaux, France

2009
Truths We Forgot to Lie About, with Joey Piecuch, The Helm Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2008
Seattle Art Museum, with Oscar Tuazon, Seattle, WA
Howard House Contemporary Art, with Oscar Tuazon, Seattle, WA

2007
Voluntary Nonvulnerable, Bodgers and Kludgers Cooperative Art Parlour, Vancouver, Canada
The Things We Carry, Tacoma Glassblowing Studio, Tacoma, WA

2004
Hearts, Teeth, Vaginas, Hand to Mouth Gallery, Bellingham, WA


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
Woof of the Sun, Ethereal Gauze, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY

2018
Converter, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY

2017
Brass Tacks, curated by Ryan Wallace, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA

2016
November’s Bone, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY
The New Classics: In Glass, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
Art Toronto, COOPER COLE Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2015
Deep End, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
Milk Revolution, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
Club of Matinee Idolz, CO2 Gallery, Brescia, Italy
To blow smoke in order to heal, Galerie Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium

2014
Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, Japan
Shattered Preface, OSL Contemporary, Oslo, Norway
Under the Influence, SOIL gallery, Seattle, USA
Another, Once Again, Many Times More, Martos Gallery, East Marion, NY
Ambulance Blues, curated by Erin Falls, Retrospective Gallery, Hudson, NY
REFRACTION. THE IMAGE OF SENSE, Blain Southern, London, UK
Slippery, Martos Gallery, New York, NY
Anamericana, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy

2013
Tone Poem, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY
The Glass Show, Jonathan Viner, London, UK
Summer in a Bottle, Wolffer Estate Vineyard, Sagaponack, NY

2012
Heart to Hand, with Oscar Tuazon, curated by Pati Hertling, Swiss Institute, New York, NY
We Barely Made It, Elias Hansen and The Reader, The Company, Los Angeles, A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy
La Demeure Joyeuse II, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zürich, Switzerland
Ain’t Quite right, A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy
Scott Burton, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy
We Barely Made It, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA
He is Transparent, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY

2011
The Medicine Bag, Maccarone Gallery, New York, NY
Isabelle Cornaro, Nikolas Gambaroff, Oscar Tuazon and Eli Hansen, A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy
Les Statues Meurent Aussi, Galleria Suzy Shammah, Milan, Italy

2010
Dynasty, Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France
New Years Project, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA

2009
Shadow, The Company, Los Angeles, LA
Wood, Curated by Ellen Langan, Maccarone, New York, NY
Spite Housem, curated by Yoko Ott & Jessica Powers, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
Suddenly: Where We Live Now, 312 Occidental, Seattle, WA
Looking Forward, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, USA

2008
The Station, Miami, Curated by Shamim Momin and Nate Lowman
Sack of Bones, Peres Projects – Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
Suddenly: Where We Live Now, Cooley Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR
You Complete Me, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
Suddenly: Where We Live Now, Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, WA

2004
Kulture der Angst, Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany
Western Washington University Contemporary Art Gallery, Bellingham, WA


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Boise Art Museum, Boise, USA
Colleción Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy
Saatchi Collection, London, UK
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA


AWARDS
2010 Seattle Art Museum PONCHO Special Recognition Award


LECTURES & DISCUSSIONS
2014 Undergraduate Sculpture, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
2014 Slide lecture, Wassaic Artist in Residence Program
2013 Undergraduate Sculpture, Ball State University, Muncie, ID
2011 Undergraduate Sculpture, University of Ohio, Columbus, OH
2010 We Used to Get So High, Lecture and discussion with Scott Lawrimore, Seattle, WA-
2008 Why should I be serious about glass if I’m serious about art? Panel discussion with Doug Heller, Linda     Greene, Jutta Page. Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
2008 The Built Environment, Slide lecture with Jenene Nagy, Thom Heileson, Adam Satushek, Crawlspace,      Seattle, WA