Eric N. Mack

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Eric N. Mack
Eric National Mack[1]

EducationThe Cooper Union
BFA, 2010
Yale School of Art
MFA, 2012[2]

Eric N. Mack (born 1987, in Columbia, MD) is an American painter, multi-media installation artist, and sculptor.[3] Mack lives and works in New York City.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

Mack's middle name is National, after Washington DC's National Gallery of Art – where his parents first met.[5] At an early age, Mack worked for his father at his bootleg discount clothing store interacting with a spectrum of fashions and fabrics.[6] Mack's fabric collages often include a spectrum of materials such as moving blankets, bandanas, and other found or locally sourced fabrics.[4]


In January 2019, Mack opened at solo show at the Brooklyn Museum tilted: Lemme walk across the room.[7] Opening in May 2019, Mack is set to show in the 2019 Whitney Biennial, curated by Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta.[8]


  • 2017 Rauschenberg Residency[9]
  • 2014–2015 The Studio Museum in Harlem Artist-in-Residency Program[6]

Public collections[edit]

  • Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY[10]


  1. ^ "Eric N. Mack – 24 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy".
  2. ^ "Eric N. Mack".
  3. ^ "Eric N. Mack". Simon Lee.
  4. ^ a b Sargent, Antwaun (April 9, 2018). "Meet the Mixed-Media Painter Inspired by Lil' Kim". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  5. ^ "Vote for Eric N. Mack on the #Dazed100". Dazed. April 24, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Sargent, Antwaun (July 21, 2015). "Meet the Artists-in-Residence at The Studio Museum in Harlem". Creators.
  7. ^ "Brooklyn Museum: Eric N. Mack: Lemme walk across the room".
  8. ^ "Whitney Biennial 2019".
  9. ^ "Eric Mack". Almine Rech Gallery.
  10. ^ "Willow within the Form of Prose | Albright-Knox".

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