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Eric Richardson
Exodus
16"x20"
Acrylic on canvas
2012 Sold
Revelations
20"x33"
Acrylic on wood
2012
BP Goo
40"x30"
Acrylic on Canvas
2011
O My Goodness
24"x32"
Acrylic on Canvas
2010 Sold
Gathering
60"x48"
Acrylic on Canvas
2011
Octoband
14"x14"
Acrylic on wood
2011 Sold
My Bloody Eyes
11"x13"
Acrylic wood
2011
Paul
24 x 22 in.
Oil on Canvas
2010
Chicago Alleycats
22 X 24 in.
Oil on Canvas
Eric Richardson was born in a small town in Northwest Indiana. As a young man, while out watching the
corn grow, his imagination overtook the scenery and his pens and paint brushes overtook his notebooks.
With prompting, he studied illustration at the American Academy of Art (1996) and then fully re-located to
Chicago.  In addition to becoming accomplished in oversized set-design, Richardson exhibited public and
commercial murals and sculptures both regionally and nationally. Combining these skills, a hell of a lot of  
leftover childhood imaginings, and inspiration from the (ever popular) low brow art movement, he created
what you see here; his canvas. As an artist, Eric wants to encourage the viewer to follow the movement
of paint and feel the radiating power that lies underneath vibrant color. A can of spilled paint and globs of
erratic color at a prop studio can inspire a new painting. Staring at the splattered floor becomes a theme,
and then an image. He wants us to follow the journey through his eyeballs and see the humor that is
anywhere you choose to look. Eric Richardson currently paints from his new studio in Long Island City,
NY.