Wolcott Ely (1932-2004)

Photo by Mildred Tolbert
Photo by Mildred Tolbert

Wolcott Ely at 203 Fine Art

Please follow the link below to view the online catalogue for the 2015 exhibition Taos Moderns: Bridging the Gap, organized by 203 Fine Art.

Taos Moderns: Bridging the Gap | 2015


Wolcott Ely was born Hutchinson, Kansas in 1923. He studied at the Kansas City Art Institute, the University of Illinois, the Institute of Design in Chicago, Northwestern University & Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Ely moved to Taos, NM in 1954 and served as an instructor at the Taos Institute for Creative Orientation. He remained in Taos until his death in 2004.

Schools of Study

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
University of Illinois
Institute of Design, Chicago, IL
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO

Partial List of Collections

Museum of Modern Art, NY
Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM

Selected Exhibitions

Museum of Modern Art, NY 1956

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