Artist Features

Eric Geschke

A round form reminiscent of a green coiled rug on a white plinth low to cement floor

Geschke, Eric. Plot, 2018. 2020 Individual Artist Fellow, Oregon Arts Commission.

Originally published April, 2020

Mixed-media artist Erik Geschke has exhibited at venues including the Hammer Museum of Art in Los Angeles, ZieherSmith Gallery and Knoedler & Company in New York, The Navy Pier in Chicago, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, Tacoma Art Museum, Pacific Northwest College of Art and Disjecta Contemporary Art Center in Portland, and FIAC Contemporary Art Fair in Paris, France.

Geschke has received awards, grants and fellowships from the Seattle Art Museum (Betty Bowen Special Recognition Award); Seattle Arts Commission (Seattle Artists Award); Oregon Arts Commission (Individual Artists Fellowship and Career Opportunity Grant); and the Regional Arts and Culture Council, among others. He received his MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art’s Rinehart School of Sculpture in 2001, attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1996, and received a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in 1993. He is currently an Associate Professor of Art and coordinator of the sculpture area at Portland State University.

Courtesy of the Oregon Arts Commission.

Artist Credit: Eric Geschke