Joined Aug 25 2014
St. George, Utah
Southern Utah Art Guild
RALPH EDWIN (EDDI) MALLOY
2085 N Tuweap Drive Unit 5
St. George, Utah 84770
Eddi Malloy was born in Ogden, Utah, on February 16, 1943. He was educated in Ogden and attended Weber State University. Eddi began his art career studying with Carolyn Rich. From her he learned the basics of acrylic painting. Carolyn influenced his hard edge abstract style. From acrylics Eddi moved on to watercolor with his first instruction from Ken Davidson, a founding member of the Utah Watercolor Society. He has received training from Millard Sheets, Phil Paradise, Arthur Adelmann and others. He has painted and exchanged ideas with Nancy McLea, Peg Kotok, Lois Breeze and Harry Taylor. He has also explored woodcut, etching, and other print making methods.
Eddi has been active in the local art community. He is a past president of the Palette Club of Ogden. He is a Signature Member of the Utah Watercolor Society. Eddi is past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Eccles Community Art Center.
Eddi has had exhibits at the Kimball Art Center in Park City Utah and the Eccles Community Art Center in Ogden. He has received numerous awards, including Best In Show from the Utah Watercolor Society. His work has been on exhibit at the Springville Museum of Fine Arts, the University of Utah Fine Arts Museum, and the Salt Lake Art Center. One of his prints, "Dune", was selected for the "Utah-Works on Paper, 1989" traveling exhibit and toured the state under the auspices of the Utah Arts Council. His woodcut "Pisces" was selected as a purchase award from the Eccles Art Center's 1989 Statewide Competition. His watercolor "Rose Point" is in the permanent collection of the Salt Lake County Government Center. His work is included in many private collections.
In 2001, thru 2006 Eddi had works selected from the Annual Utah Watercolor Society Show and 2001 Works on Paper State Show, to travel the State with the Utah Arts Council traveling exhibits.
Eddi is mentioned in the two editions of "Artists Of Utah" by Robert S. Olpin, William C. Seifrit, and Vern G. Swanson.
Eddi moved to St. George, Utah in May of 2013 and has found new inspiration in the landscapes of southern Utah.