Erik Olson received a BA from Art Center College of Design in 1987. He worked as a freelance illustrator until 2010 and received an MFA in Painting from Wayne State University in Michigan in 2010. His latest series of paintings depicts homes and other unnatural structures, in various stages of decay. Olson’s work has been exhibited at the Williamson gallery in Pasadena and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit, among others. He is currently a full-time associate professor at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.
"Beautiful stuff Eric! Interesting dichotomy. Glad to see you are still working with a paint brush. Im trying to keep up with people on Facebook. I hope you might post work there too?"
"yo Eric, how you doing? what a pleasant surprise seeing you and your work featured as the artist of the day on Google. beautiful painting, it makes decaying houses look kind of romantic. which is very"
"Gorgeous color and brushstrokes as well as a timely metaphor. These paintings are amazing!"
"Classic sensibility, great use of color. A bit boring, a bit plebian."