Erik Bender

b. 1990

based in Berkeley, CA.

 

Education

University of California Berkeley, BA - Art Practice, 2017.

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017

black & white, 3rd St. Village Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Group Exhibition, SOLA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

lil' swim, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

On a Heavy Hill, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Alternative Acts, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Wendy Sussman Memorial Painting Exhibition - 2017,Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

2016

Out of Context, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

LOW KEY, City of Paris Studios, Oakland, CA.

Seize The Means, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

This Must Be The Place , Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. 

2015

Allopatry, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

I Know What You Did Last Summer, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Group Exhibition, Maryweather, Oakland,CA.

Student Art Show, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA. 

 

Awards/Grants

2017

Undergraduate Honors Studio Program, University of California, Berkeley

Art Practice Departmental Recognition in Painting, University of California, Berkeley

2016

Wendy Sussman Prize in Painting, University of California, Berkeley

2015

President's Award - Painting, Faculty Award - Painting, Diablo Valley College