Richard Ellinger Biography


Richard Ellinger was educated at Harvard in1920. He was an Honors Graduate from the Massachusetts School of Art in Boston, 1920-1924.
He also studied at the Designers Art School in Boston from 1925 to 1927, the Beaux Arts Institute, and in New York City with Eugene Steinhof, 1933-1934.
He received his M.A. From the University of Northern Colorado, 1940.
He went on to teach at the Massachusetts School of Art from  1926-1927 as well as the University of Northern Colorado from 1930-1962. He was a
Guest Professor at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI, from 1963-1964.

His exhibitions are as follows:
1991: *Retrospective, Marianni Gallery, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO.
1990: *Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley, CO.
          *Greeley National Bank, Greeley, CO.
1963:  Denver Artists Guild Show, Denver Museum of Natural History.
1948:  *Vogue Art Theater, Denver, CO.
           *Faculty Club, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO.
1936:  National Art Exhibition, International Building, Rockefeller Center, NYC.
1928-1948: Denver Art Museum Annuals
1928, 29 & 32:  * Solo Exhibitions, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO.

A recommended bibliography is as follows:
The Organization of Color,  Edward Brothers, 1935; An Approach to Creative Color  Symposium on Color in Art Education, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, 1942;
Education for Creative Thinking, Education, February, 1946; Color Structure and Design, International Textbooks, 1949; Review:  Persuasive Introduction, the Greeley Journal, May, 1949.

Lectures:
Color and Philosophy”, the Boise Art Association, Boise, Idaho, 1948.
Portrait Demonstration, Denver Arts Club, Denver, CO., 1955.
The Structure Of A Painting”, Artists Guild, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 1962.
Color in Art Education”, N.E.A. Convention, Denver, CO.
The Use Of Color”, Pacific Arts Association, Seattle, WA.
Guest on PBS Art Instruction Series, Denver, CO.