Eric Collins

Adjunct Professor

New Technology Building
16 W 61st Street
9th Floor, Room 911
New York, NY 10023

Phone: 212.261.1715
Fax: 212.261.1719
E-mail: ec@oobust.com
Resume: curriculum vitae
Web: www.oobust.com/

Degrees

  • BFA Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MFA School of Visual Arts

Career Summary

Eric earned a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University through the Communication Arts program in 1996. In 2001 he attended a three week summer program through the Illustration Academy covered by Mark and John English, Gary Kelly, and Sterling Hundley to name a few. He has worked on a variety of freelance projects including poster design, cd covers, book design, websites and editorial illustration. Prior to moving to New York for his MFA through the School of Visual Art, he taught foundational drawing, digital photography, intro to illustration and computer art at Virginia Commonwealth University over the course of five years. He has won awards thought the Illustrators club of Maryland D.C. Virginia, Adobe, and SVA. His art has been exhibited in a variety of place in the Richmond and New York area. He currently freelances in a studio shared with three classmates.

Selected Exhibitions

  • ADA Art Gallery Group Show Richmond Virginia 2008
  • Ghost Print Gallery Group Show Richmond Virginia 2008
  • SVA Thesis Show New York New York 2008
  • SVA Book show New York New York 2007
  • Richmond Illustrators Club Annual Juried Show 2007
  • Hurricane Katrina Benefit “The Power of Water” October 2005
  • Curated Culture Art Gallery “Art to Go” December 2005
  • Illustrators Club of D.C., Maryland and Virginia Gold Medal, June 2003
  • Ink Gallery Art Show "Diverge Counterpart", July 2002

Selected Grants and Awards

  • Adobe 2008 Finalist
  • SVA upifting art contest First Place
  • Departmental Lab Tech Scholarship
  • Coyne Foundation Scholarship

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