MFA Mass Communication and Media Arts – Photography, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, 2006
BFA Studio Art, Areas of Specialization: Photography, Mixed-Media, Sculpture, Installation Art, New Mexico State University, 2001
Eric Gant is multimedia and mixed media artist, who combines traditional photographic practice with installation, video, and sculptural processes. He earned his BFA in Studio Arts, specializing in photography and sculpture, from New Mexico State University in 2001. He later received his MFA in Mass Communication and Media Arts from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2006. He has exhibited his work throughout the United States and has work in numerous public and private collections. Eric is currently a faculty member at Southwest University of Visual Arts where he teaches foundation, sculpture, photography and concept development. He is constantly striving to help young minds meet their artistic potential.