Chuck Elliott (b. 1967, London) is a pioneer of digitally generated art. He claims to have used the first Apple Macintosh imported to the UK in 1984, the same year Apple launched the computers, with their now infamous Orwellian advertising campaign.
Acquiring his own machine in 1989, he has been drawing, sculpting, editing and compositing digitally ever since. Graduating in 1992, he founded a succession of small, successful studios in London. In 2005 he moved to Bristol, where he now works full time on his sublime, fluid studies in light, colour, motion and liquid geometry.
Delighting in the machines' ability to hone and craft sculptural drawings, render, edit, mix, cut, paste, sculpt, and re edit, colour spaces are manipulated, light levels finely tuned, and a myriad of images and series of derivations are produced, using processes analogous to the way in which modern music is realised.
Chuck Elliott’s latest book ’12' is available to view online at Issuu here
----- The 100 page large format publication is also available to purchase, priced at £32 plus P&P. Please contact the gallery to reserve a copy.
Coda at Close - A catalogue to accompany a solo exhibition held at Close House, curated by Freeny Yianni. Designed by Herman Lelie and Stefania Bonelli, the catalogue includes an interview with Matthew Collings, and in situ photography by Stephen White. All images © Chuck Elliott and Stephen White, 2011
----- You can view the catalogue online here