Eric Zimmerman / Bio & CV

Born Cleveland, Ohio, 1979 Lives and works in New York

Education

2005
MFA, The University of Texas at Austin
2002
BFA Printmaking, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH.

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions
2015
Elegy for Left Hand Alone, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX.
2013
West of the Hudson, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
2012
Endless Disharmony & Telltale Ashes, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX. 
 Telltale Ashes & Endless Disharmony, The Reading Room, Dallas, TX.
2011
Sixteen Tons, The Old Jail Art Center, Cell Series, Albany, TX. (Upcoming)
2010
Cosmos, with Emilie Halpern, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX.
We Chose To Go To The Moon, Austin Museum Of Art, New Works Program, Austin, TX.
2008
Atlas, Art Palace Gallery, Austin, TX. (Catalog)
2006
Simplon Pass, Art Palace, Austin, TX.
2005
Eric Zimmerman, Recent Work, Slugfest Gallery, Austin, TX.
Brant Watson and Eric Zimmerman, Camp Fig, Austin, TX.
2004
Recent Prints and Drawings, Flatlanders Gallery, Blissfield, MI.

Group Exhibitions
2013
Urban Ecologies, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX.
2012
Another Side, The Re Institute, Millerton, NY.

2011
Science & Exploration, Horton Gallery, New York, NY.
2010
Let’s Go Enjoy Nature!, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
By Your Powers Combined, Marwen, Untitled Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2009
In Real Time, ASDF Makes project, Capricious Space, New York, NY. & Golden Age, Chicago, IL.
Texas Draws I, Southwestern School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX.
Texas Twelve: The 2nd Biennial Survey of Texas Art and Artists, Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.
On, Of Or About: 50 Paper Works, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX.
Death of a Propane Salesman: Anxiety and the Texas Artist, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX.
2008
Aqua Art Miami, Art Palace Gallery, Miami Beach, FL.
New Art in Austin: 20 to Watch, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas.Travels to Diverse Works Houston, Blue Star San Antonio, and The Grace Museum, Abiliene, TX (Catalog)
The Drawing Room, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX.
Hasta La Basura Se Separa [artcrush], Centro De Cultural de Nuevo, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico (Catalog)
Architecture of Perception, Box 13, Houston, TX.
2007
Aqua Art Miami, Art Palace Gallery, Miami Beach, FL.
Me Odio Y Quiero, (as Okay Mountain), Gallery Enrique Gutierrez, Mexico City, Mexico
Introduction 2007, Mulcahy Modern, Dallas, TX.
Faculty Exhibition, St. Edwards University, Austin, TX.
2006
Fair, Art Palace Gallery, Austin, TX.
The Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, Art Palace Gallery booth, Portland, OR.
Science Factasy, University of Arizona National Print Portfolio, Tucson, Arizona. Travels to Madison, Wisconson for Southern Graphics Council
2005
Casket Factory, A D.I.Y Art Fair, Art Palace booth, Dallas, TX,
Plots, Creative Research Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin (Catalog)
Wonders on Paper, Clothing Optional, University of Arizona National Print Portfolio, Tucson, AZ.
2004
In::formation, Creative Research Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin (Catalog )
Dimensions, Southern Graphics Council, New Brunswick, New Jersey; travels to Shane House Gallery, Tucson, AZ.

Residencies
2012
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE.
2008
Vermont Studio Center (Full Fellowship), Johnson, VT.

Projects
2009
Visionary Drawings Building, a collection of drawings envisioning speculative architecture.
2008
Guest Editor, …might be good, Issue # 98, “The Historian and The Astronomer”, May 2.
2007
Project Space, Art Lies, No. 55 Fall 2007.

Articles & Reviews

2010
Weathers, Chelsea. “Emilie Halpern and Eric Zimmerman.” artforum.com, June 5.
Mellard, Andrea. “New Works: Eric Zimmerman.” Austin Museum of Art Gallery Guide, November 26.
Quinton, Luke. “AMOA Show Delves into History, Innovation.” The Austin-American Statesman, December 29.
Shafer, Lana. “Eric Zimmerman: Austin Museum of Art,” …might be good, Issue #159, December 17.
Simblist, Noah. “Emile Halpern + Eric Zimmerman.” Art Papers, July/August, 2010, p.53.
Vogel, Wendy. “Emilie Halpern and Eric Zimmerman,” …might be good, Issue #148, May 21.
Schulze, Troy. “Masters Of The Universe,” The Houston Press, May 20.
2009
Goddard, Dan. “Carefully Drawn Conclusions.” San Antonio Current, July 8 – 14, p.15.
Simblist, Noah. “Eric Zimmerman” DailyServing.com, September 7.
2008
Castillo, Salvador. “That Was Then; This Is Now.” Austin Chronicle, April 11, p.44.
Haskell, Caitlin. “Eric Zimmerman,” in 20 To Watch: New Art in Austin (Austin: Austin Museum of Art), p.52.
Lozano, Ivan. “Eric Zimmerman at Art Palace.” Glasstire.com, Texas Visual Arts Online, March 23.
Richter, Till. “New Art in Austin – 20 to Watch at AMOA.” Glasstire.com, Texas Visual Arts Online, March 14.
Ruud, Claire. “From The Editor.” …might be good, Issue #95, March 21.
Simblist, Noah. “Eric Zimmerman: Atlas.” Art Lies, No. 58 Summer 2008, p. 84.
White, Michelle. “A Conversation with Eric Zimmerman,” …might be good, Issue #95, March 21. Reprinted in Atlas (Austin: Art Palace Gallery,) p. 3.
2007
Castillo, Salvador. “The Ten Most Memorable Art Shows of 2006. Austin Chronicle, January 5, p.30
Cook, Rachel. Best/Worst of 2006.” Glasstire.com, Texas Visual Arts Online, January 4
Terranova, Carissa. “Introduction: 2007.” Art Lies, No. 53 Spring 2007, p.108.
2006
Moniot, Marie-Adele. “Eric Zimmerman: Simplon Pass.” Glasstire.com, Texas Visual Arts Online, October 7.
Moore, Claire. “Eric Zimmerman at Art Palace”. Cantanker.com
Moore, Nikki. “Eric Zimmerman: Simplon Pass.” Austin Chronicle, September 22, p. 79
2005
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire. “Three Shows Fall Back In Lines.” Austin American Statesman, October 16.
Weathers, Chelsea. “Brant Watson and Eric Zimmerman” Glasstire.com Texas Visual Arts Online, June 27
2004
May, Jacqueline. “In::formation.” The Austin Chronicle, August 26, p. 84.
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire. “Information and Just Been Fired.” Austin American Statesman, Artswatch, August 22, p.K3
Mathews, Heather. “Eric Zimmerman’s Composite Drawings,” in In::formation (Austin: Creative Research Laboratory).
2003
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire. “UT Students’ ‘Murmur’ Exhibit Will Make You Coo.” Austin American Statesman, XLENT, July 24, p. 20.
“ It Might Be Good Newsletter” Issue 3, Austin, Texas.

Professional Experience

2008-2010
Assistant Professor, St. Edwards University. Austin, Texas.
2005-2008
Adjunct Professor, St. Edwards University. Austin, Texas.
2005
Gallery Manager. The Fielding Lecht Gallery, Austin, Texas
Teaching Assistant. Tim High, Beginning and Advanced Serigraphy, The University of Texas at Austin
2003-2004
Assistant Instructor. Intro to Two-Dimensional Design, The University of Texas at Austin
Teaching Assistant. Robert Anderson, Beginning Lithography, The University of Texas at Austin
Teaching Assistant. Tom Druecker, Intermediate and Advanced Lithography, The University of Texas at Austin
Class Assistant in Monoprinting, Tom Druecker and Margaret Simpson, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
2002-2003
Teaching Assistant Lee Chesney, Intermediate and Advanced Intaglio. The University of Texas at Austin

Awards & Honors

2008
The Brown Foundation, Full Fellowship to Vermont Studio Center
2007
Arch & Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund Award, The Dallas Museum of Art
2004
Mort Baranoff Endowed Scholarship, The University of Texas at Austin
Constance Forsyth Scholarship in Printmaking, The University of Texas at Austin
M.K. Hage Endowed Scholarship In Fine Art, The University of Texas at Austin
2003
Elizabeth Herzstein Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Art, The University of Texas at Austin
Mort Baranoff Endowed Scholarship, The University of Texas at Austin
2002
Lucas Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund, The University of Texas at Austin
Katy Davis Endowed Scholarship in Art, The University of Texas at Austin
Second Agnes Gund Memorial Scholarship, The Cleveland Institute of Art
2001
H.C. Cassill Printmaking Award, The Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland Institute of Art Honorary Scholarship
1998
Cleveland Institute of Art Honorary Scholarship
1997
Cleveland Institute of Art Portfolio Scholarship
Cleveland Institute of Art Honorary Scholarship

Artist Talks & Lectures

2010
Slide Jam, The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
2008
The Artists Eye, (On the exhibition “Imaginary Spaces) November 2, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas
Texas State University, Department of Art and Design, San Marcos, Texas
2006
ArtPalace Gallery, Ruins and Exhibition Architecture; Simplon Pass Influences.
Flatbed Forum, at the Fielding Lecht Gallery, Etchings, Drawings, Woodcuts, and Vietnamese Handmade Paper. Austin, Texas
2004
Saint Edwards University, Department of Art & Art History, Austin, Texas

Articles & Reviews
2011
Green, Kate. “Eric Zimmerman: Austin Museum of Art.” Art Papers, March/April, p.45.

Kelly, Patrick. “Interview: Cell Series, Eric Zimmerman: Sixteen Tons.” September 24.
2010 Weathers, Chelsea. “Emilie Halpern and Eric Zimmerman.” artforum.com, June 5.

Mellard, Andrea. “New Works: Eric Zimmerman.” Austin Museum of Art Gallery Guide, November 26.
 Quinton, Luke. “AMOA Show Delves into History, Innovation.” The Austin-American Statesman, December 29.

Shafer, Lana. “Eric Zimmerman: Austin Museum of Art,” …might be good, Issue #159, December 17.
 Simblist, Noah. “Emile Halpern + Eric Zimmerman.” Art Papers, July/August, 2010, p.53.

Vogel, Wendy. “Emilie Halpern and Eric Zimmerman,” …might be good, Issue #148, May 21.
 Schulze, Troy. “Masters Of The Universe,” The Houston Press, May 20.
2009
Goddard, Dan. “Carefully Drawn Conclusions.” San Antonio Current, July 8 – 14, p.15.

Simblist, Noah. “Eric Zimmerman” DailyServing.com, September 7.
2008
Castillo, Salvador. “That Was Then; This Is Now.” Austin Chronicle, April 11, p.44.

Haskell, Caitlin. “Eric Zimmerman,” in 20 To Watch: New Art in Austin (Austin: Austin Museum of Art), p.52.

Lozano, Ivan. “Eric Zimmerman at Art Palace.” Glasstire.com, Texas Visual Arts Online, March 23.
 Richter, Till. “New Art in Austin – 20 to Watch at AMOA.” Glasstire.com, Texas Visual Arts Online, March 14.

Ruud, Claire. “From The Editor.” …might be good, Issue #95, March 21.

Simblist, Noah. “Eric Zimmerman: Atlas.” Art Lies, No. 58 Summer 2008, p. 84.

White, Michelle. “A Conversation with Eric Zimmerman,” …might be good, Issue #95, March 21. Reprinted in Atlas (Austin: Art Palace Gallery,) p. 3.
2007
Castillo, Salvador. “The Ten Most Memorable Art Shows of 2006. Austin Chronicle, January 5, p.30
 Cook, Rachel. Best/Worst of 2006.” Glasstire.com, Texas Visual Arts Online,

Public Collections

The Museum Of Fine Arts Houston
Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper. Newark, New Jersey
Southern Graphics Print Council Archives
The University of Arizona Museum of Art. Tucson, Arizona