About the Artist


"I find Josh Elliott's art to be dramatic, evocative and deep with beauty." Jean Stern, Executive Director, The Irvine Museum

Josh Elliott - Biography


"A successful painting, to me, represents nature's truth filtered through the artist"

Born in Great Falls, MT in 1973, Josh Elliott and his family now live in Helena. Elliott draws his inspiration from nature and learned the importance of painting outdoors from his father, wildlife artist Steve Elliott.


Prix de West                            National Cowboy Museum, Oklahoma City, OK 2010-2014
The West Select                       Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ 2011-2014
American Masters                    Salmagundi Club New York City 2008-2014
Quest for the West                   Eiteljorg Museum Inadianapolis, IN  2008-2014
Maynard Dixon Country             Mount Carmel, Utah   2006-2014
Western Rendezvous of Art        Helena, MT   2005-2012
Western Visions                        National Wildlife Museum of Art   2005-2011




Artists Choice Award                 Quest for the West 2011

Ben Stahl Award                        Western Rendezvous of Art 2011
Ben Stahl Award                        Western Rendezvous of Art 2010
Palette Award                            Quest for the West 2008
Edith Hamlin Award                    Maynard Dixon Country 2007
Award of Merit                           Western Rendezvous of Art 2007
Honorary Chairman Award          C.M. Russell Art Auction 2007
Award of Merit                           Western Rendezvous of Art 2006
Legacy Award                            Western Rendezvous of Art 2006
Best Small Painting Award          Acadia Invitational 2006
The Maynard Dixon Award          Tucson Plein Air 2005
Quick Draw Award                     Tucson Plein Air 2005
Ralph "Tuffy" Berg Award           C.M. Russell Art Auction 2003




Booth Western Art Museum                                  Cartersville, GA

Eiteljorg Museum                                                    Indianapolis, IN

Desert Caballeros Western Museum                   Wickenburg, AZ

Montana Historical Society                                   Helena, MT

Oregon Historical Society                                      Portland, OR



Southwest Art                        December 2009
Art of the West                      November/December 2009
Southwest Art                        February 2009
Southwest Art                        January 2008
American Artist                      February 2007
Art Of the West                     July/August 2006

Josh Elliott - Biography
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