E R I C   T I L L I N G H A S T

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Eric Tillinghast was born in 1974 in Los Angeles, where he currently lives and works. In 1990-91 he attended the Virginska Konst Skolan in Orebro, Sweden, after which he studied Industrial Welding Santa Barbara, California. In 1995 Tillinghast established a studio in New Mexico, where he earned his BFA from the College of Santa Fe.

Tillinghast’s works have been exhibited at The Albright Knox Gallery, The Long Beach Museum of Art, Galerie der Stadt Mainz Bruckenturm, in Germany, the New Mexico Museum of Art, Rocket, in London, P.S., in Amsterdam, LaunchProjects, in Santa Fe, and The Center For Contemporary Non-Objective Art, in Brussels.

Tillinghast has been awarded grants from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Land Rheinland-Phalz Kulturministerium, the Dallas Museum of Art, and residencies from Listhus, in Olafsfjordur, Iceland, the Kohler Company, in Wisconsin, Centre-Est-Nord-Est, in Quebec, and The Santa Fe Art Institute, In New Mexico. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Albright-Knox Gallery, The City of Cleveland Public Arts, The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Portland State University, The John Michael Kohler Art Center, The Port of San Diego, The New Mexico Museum of Art, and the Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas.

© 2017 Eric Tillinghast