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Mad river ii

Elliot Portman
Brookline, MA

About the Artist

Eli Portman was born and raised in the Greater Boston area. He graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a Bachelors Degree in studio art in the spring of 2014. Primarily focusing on drawing, Portman has also experimented with oil painting and woodblock printmaking. Since Graduating Portman returned to the Boston area, where he currently lives. He has taught art to children grades K-8, and has hung his Pen and Ink landscape drawings in galleries, shops and cafes throughout The Greater Boston Area, including Cambridge, Somerville, Brookline, Newton, Boston, Dedham,…
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About the Artist

Eli Portman was born and raised in the Greater Boston area. He graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a Bachelors Degree in studio art in the spring of 2014. Primarily focusing on drawing, Portman has also experimented with oil painting and woodblock printmaking. Since Graduating Portman returned to the Boston area, where he currently lives. He has taught art to children grades K-8, and has hung his Pen and Ink landscape drawings in galleries, shops and cafes throughout The Greater Boston Area, including Cambridge, Somerville, Brookline, Newton, Boston, Dedham, Chelsea and Quincy. Portman has also done private commissions, and illustrated a children’s book in late 2014.

Artist’s Work

Summer sets
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Summer Sets

By Elliot Portman

Hollow regrets
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Hollow Regrets

By Elliot Portman

My throne my kingdom
Elliot portman

My Throne, My Kingdom

By Elliot Portman

Fishin
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Fishin'

By Elliot Portman

The bright eyed adventurer wanders through the wil
Elliot portman

The Bright-Eyed Adventurer Wanders through the Wilderness of the Setting Sun

By Elliot Portman

Artwork 2015
Mad river ii
Elliot portman

Mad River II

By Elliot Portman

Selected Exhibitions

  • Galatea Fine Art Gallery NE Collective VI
    South End, Boston, MA, 2015
  • Newton Art Association, James King Bonnar Show, New Art Center
    Newton, MA, 2015
  • Ink Stains, Brookline Library, Main Branch
    Brookline, MA, 2014
  • Light, Form and Shadow: Spool MFG Gallery
    Johnson City, NY, 2014
  • Out of Reach, Jungle Science Gallery
    Binghamton, NY, 2013

Press and Accolades

  • Jenna Fisher, "5 New Brookline Artists To Watch" Brookline Wicked Local,
    April 29th 2015
  • Adriana Hammond, Brookline Hub, "Brookline Public Library Features Locally Inspired Art Collection"
    December 9th 2014,
  • Rosenberg, Mike. “Alumnus Discovers Spray Art While On The Road To Animation.” Kol Bogrei Rambam. Rosenberg, Mike. “Alumnus Discovers Spray Art While On The Road To Animation.” Kol Bogrei Rambam.
    May 2013.

Education

  • SUNY Binghamton, BA in Studio Art, Concentration in Drawing
    Vestal, NY,2014 
  • Maimonides High School, High School Degree
    Brookline, MA,2010