Eric Pickersgill

Bio

Eric Pickersgill is an American artist and educator working in Charlotte, North Carolina (b. 1986 in Homestead, FL). He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Fine Art Photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2011. His work is often about photography as he explores the psychological and social effects of cameras and their artifacts on individuals and societies as a whole. His works are often reactionary to the shifting social, physiological, psychological consequences of the digital revolution. Through photography, installation, and sculpture Pickersgill interrogates the many ways the Internet, screens, and social media have altered society. Eric’s works have been extensively published, exhibited, and collected internationally.