Bio

Eric Mack (b.1976, Charleston, South Carolina) creates mathematically based renderings with a distinct post-modern twist. Works are informed with super imposed grids, patterns, and portals. Layered surfaces are created with paint, found objects, minerals and natural fibers, and synthetic substrates that explore the systems of our visual world.
His most recent show “Charting the Terrain” was on view at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. The show was covered by the Los Angeles Times, KCRW, and LALA Magazine.
His last solo exhibitions were “Alpha Numerics” at Channel to Channel in Nashville, and "Impossible Architectures" at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Recent group shows include "Abstract Mind" at The Czong Institute of Contemporary Art, South Korea; "Small Works 2017” at Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn; "Checkered History", Outpost Artist Resources, Brooklyn, N.Y., and “The Art of the Matter” at The Contemporary Museum of St. Louis.
Group exhibitions include “This Postman Collects”, Clark Atlanta University Galleries, Atlanta; "Hard Edged: Geometrical Abstraction and Beyond", California African American Museum, Los Angeles, California, and "New Grounds" at The International Institute for Art & Theory, Mangalia, Romania.
Recently, Mack has exhibited at The Hartsfield- International Airport in Atlanta, Canvas Gallery in Malibu, Channel to Channel Gallery in Nashville and The Four Seasons Atlanta.
Arts ATL invited Mack to collaborate on a monthly t-shirt series with Fallen Arrows and Alternative Apparel. The limited edition t-shirts featured exclusive designs by Mack, and eleven other artists chosen by Arts ATL.
Most recent commissions include Modera Luxury Apartments/Buckhead, R & S Records/Belgium, CBRE Headquarters/Atlanta, Teach for America: Atlanta Main Office, and Atlanta City Studio for the City of Atlanta Department of City Planning. Mack has recently been commissioned by Facebook to create a work in the reception area of their new offices in West Midtown Atlanta. His solo show titled “Of Stone and Stem” opens at Whitespace Gallery opens March 2021.
Recent press publications include Atlanta Magazine, Voyage ATL, Burnaway, Artforum, Brooklyn Rail, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and Blouin Art Info Publications.

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Exhibitions

  • 2021 "Of Stone and Stem", Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2018 "Charting the Terrain", The California African-American Museum, Los Angeles, California
  • 2015 “Impossible Architectures", The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Education

  • 1998 Illustration, B.F.A., The Atlanta College of Art

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