Biography

Eric Hongisto is a Professor in the Department of Art + Architecture and has previously taught at the University of Delaware and Montana State University-Bozeman. He received his MFA in Painting/Printmaking from the Yale University School of Art, 1999, and his BFA in Painting from the Maine College of Art, 1997. Most recent awards include a 2009 Graves Award in the Humanities, a 2006 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a 2005 Guggenheim Fellowship in Installation and a 2002 New York Foundation of the Arts, Painting Fellowship.

He has participated in numerous Residency programs, such as the Fine Arts Work Center, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Dieu Donne Papermill, Socrates Sculpture Park, and the Lower Eastside Printshop.

Recent exhibitions of his work have been shown at the deCordova Museum, Museum of the Rockies, Queens Museum, Bates Museum of Art, Drawing Center, and the Boston Center of the Arts.

Appointments
Program Director, Fine Arts
Education
MFA in Painting/Printmaking, Yale University School of Art, 1999
BFA in Painting, Maine College of Art, 1997
Experience
University of Delaware
Montana State University-Bozeman
Awards & Distinctions

2009 Graves Award in the Humanities

2006 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2005 Guggenheim Fellowship in Installation

2002 New York Foundation of the Arts, Painting Fellowship