about

b. 1978 Duluth, MN
Lives and works in New York

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Volvo 240 – Fastnet – Brooklyn
2016 Die Chemische Reinigung – i-a-m – Berlin
2013 And Riding Clouds – Rooster Gallery – New York
2012 Pray To Fallen Skies – Rook & Raven – London
2010 Red Balloon (I Wish I Was A) – Rooster Gallery – New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 A Bad Situation Just Got Worse – Fastnet – Brooklyn
2016 Petrichor – 19 Greek Street – London
2015 Fragments of Space – academic – New York
2013 Broken Boundaries – Tub Gallery – Miami
LUCID – Clerkenwell Gallery – London
2012 The Young Collectors – Leila Heller Gallery – New York
Mono No Aware – bo.lee – London
2011 Layer Current – Like the Spice – Brooklyn
Raw – Pertwee, Anderson and Gold – London
Inventory – Rooster Gallery – New York
Good – Hoxton Arches – London

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

“To Do” New York Magazine 7/23/17
“Erik Sommer” ART QA Spring 2017
“Artist of the Week” KALTBLUT Magazine 8/31/16
“Review: Art14 London” GOLDHORD 3/5/14
“Erik Sommer at Rooster Gallery” World Sculpture News Spring 2013
“The Future of Art: Erik Sommer” Dot Dot Dot Magazine May 2013
“Everything You Need To Know This Week On New York’s Art Scene” Guest of a Guest 4/20/13
“Studio Visit” NEWTHINGS 2/9/13
“Artist of the Week” THE POP 1/4/13
“ERIK SOMMER” PURPLE. FR 12/6/12
“What makes you STOP in the street and stare?” GARAGE magazine 12/4/12
“Rook & Raven Gallery Opens Erik Sommer’s First UK Solo Show” artdaily 12/3/12
“Erik Sommer’s ‘Pray To Fallen Skies'” glass magazine 11/28/12
“Art in a Concrete Jungle” Vice Magazine / Converse Blog 7/21/2011
“Watching Paint Peel” New. York. Art. Crit. 12/17/10

EDUCATION

2010    M.L.S.  The Palmer School, New York
2007    M.F.A.  The City College of New York
2000    B.A.       St. John’s University, MN