About the artist
Eric Standley (b. 1968) received his B.F.A. from the Massachusetts College of Art and his M.F.A. from Savannah College of Art and Design. He is an Associate Professor of Studio Art and the Foundations of Art and Design Coordinator for the School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech. Eric Standley lives and works in Blacksburg, Virginia. Recent solo exhibitions include: Daphne, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA, Sharjah Museum of Art, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA. In addition, his work was featured in the CODA Paper Art 2015 Biannual, CODA Museum Apeldoorn, Netherlands and the 10th Anniversary (2016) of the Scherenschnitt (Shear Cutting) Museum in Vreden, Germany. Eric Standley’s work has been included in numerous group exhibitions throughout the country.