Eric is an artist based out of Columbus, Ohio. He received his BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design where he was honored with the Outstanding Senior Award upon graduation. His work continued to garner acclaim with the acceptance into such prestigious annual competitions as The Society of Illustrators NY and LA as well as Spectrum and others. He was the Artist Guest of Honor for ConGlomeration and was recently awarded the Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist of 2009.
Currently Eric is focusing his efforts on personal paintings and upcoming gallery shows. He has shown or will be showing at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery(NY) , LeBasse Projects (LA), Copro Nason Gallery (LA), Roq La Rue Gallery (Seattle), Gallery 1988 (LA), and many others.
Eric Fortune, first gained recognition through his illustration work for Playboy and countless book covers. Transitioning from print to the gallery scene, Eric has redefined history as owe of the most sought after artist in the pop serial scene.