Eric-Alain Parker is a painter, educator, and nature enthusiast currently living near Gainseville, Florida. Eric was born and raised in Eastern Washington, but has had the opportunity to travel and live in a variety of extreme climates. His work is largely inspired by the outside world. Vivid color, heavy texture, and the comedic aspects of the natural world are all clearly seen in his work.
Eric received his MFA in Painting at Washington State University, and continued to make work while getting a second MFA in Creative Writing at University of Alaska Fairbanks. He has participated in multiple art exhibitions around Washington, and has been involved in a variety of community art programs.
Eric has been living in Florida for the past three years, and loves being surrounded by the wildlife of the tropics.