Erik Bender

b. 1990

based in Oakland, CA.

 

Education

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

Selected Exhibitions

2018

A NOT SO FIRM GRIP (solo), Goodmother Gallery, Oakland, CA.

Calico Sunset, Pt.2 Gallery, Oakland, CA.

Lemurian Jumpstart at the Base of Mount Shasta, 1599 Projects, San Francisco, CA.

2017

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

Inaugural 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.

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