erik@ecbrown.org

I am an artist and exhibition organizer, living and working in Chicago with my wife Catie Olson, with whom I have run the Floor Length and Tux exhibition series since 2009.

Since 2011, I have conducted an exhibition series entitled ASCII.

Exhibitions since 2001

ASCII 5
Tritriangle, Chicago.

Abominamobile FLAT
Multiples., Chicago

Flatuland
Floor Length and Tux, Chicago

Concealed Carry
Experimental Station, Chicago.

Little Man Pee Pool Party: The Whiz Paddler's Lament
antena, Chicago. Curated by Paul Nudd.

Over the Influence
Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago. Oganized by Ed Marzsewski and others

ASCII 4
YMCA Marquette, St. Louis; Elastic Arts Foundation, Chicago

FLAT 14
Floor Length and Tux, Chicago

Krampusnacht
Floor Length and Tux, Chicago.

Schlong Night
24HRS/25DAYS at New Capital, Chicago

Quarterly Site #12: Epic Something
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago. Curated by Zach Dodson, Dan Gleason, and Caroline Picard.

Schlong
MDW Fair, Chicago

Short Court: Tropical Aesthletics
antena, Chicago. Organized by Christopher Smith.

ASCII 3
Chicago

FLAT 12, Flatware
Floor Length and Tux, Chicago.

FLAT 9 Prelude
MDW Fair, Chicago

ASCII 1–2
Chicago

FLAT 8–11
Floor Length and Tux, Chicago

SpiderBug: Gravity & Its Friends
Voice of the City Studio, Chicago. Organized by Catie Olson.

SpiderBug: Exothermia & Shadow Play
Space 4 Art, San Diego; Jeremy Quinn's backyard, Chicago. Organized by Catie Olson.

Origins
Random House, Chicago. Organized by Schjweet Troika.

FLAT 5–7
Floor Length and Tux, Chicago

Zombie: A Mindless Affair
Antena, Chicago. Curated by Edra Soto.

DOGCAT: Canine Fashion vs. the FBI
Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago. Co-organized with Liz Nielsen.

Salad-Church-Exercise
Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago. Curated by Bert Stabler.

Shrill and a Half Block Party
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago. Organized by Joymore.

mini fair
mini dutch gallery, Chicago. Curated by Lucia Fabio.

Dusty Bunnyfield vs. Molotovia Cottontail
mini dutch gallery, Chicago. Co-organized by Lucia Fabio.

FLAT 1–4
Floor Length and Tux, Chicago

An Associate Degree in Science
Open Lot, St. Louis; Pampered Banana, Kansas City; Finch Gallery, Chicago

artXposium
West Chicago. Organized by Anni Holm.

The House of Seven Closets
Apartment show, Chicago

Clothesline 3: Movement
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago. Organized by Chris Hammes.

Dark Matter
Version>08 Fest, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago

COMA #17–18
COMA, Chicago

Project room show
Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago

Summer Drawing Show
Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago. Curated by Lisa Boyle

Brown River
Roots & Culture CAC, Chicago. Curated by Bert Stabler.

Us and Our Katamari
Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago. Curated by Lisa Boyle.

COMA #9–13, 15
COMA, Chicago

Aqua Art Miami
with the Lisa Boyle Gallery, Miami Beach

The Longest Piss
Butcher Shop Dogmatic, Chicago

Some Things Which Are Funny-like and Some Things Which Are Quite Serious
Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago. Curated by Lisa Boyle.

To London from Chicago, with Great Love
i-cabin, London. Organized by artLedge.

COMA #1–8
COMA, Chicago

Six Flags: Polvo Est. 1996
Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, Houston. Curated by Miguel Cortez

Aqua Art Miami
with the Lisa Boyle Gallery, Miami Beach

Experiment 400/5
Gallery 400, Chicago. Organized by Jason Dunda and Teena McClelland.

New Work by EC Brown and Matthew Steinke
Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago

Smut!
Green Door Gallery, Kansas City

Stray Section at Art Chicago
with the Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago

DFP-F°
Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City

BMOMA #1–3
Bridgeport Museum of Modern Art, Chicago. Organized by Chris Uphues.

Den Nya Framtidsvetenskapen
Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago

Join Us
Grand Arts, Kansas City

DFP-1Q
1/Quarterly Gallery, Chicago. Curated by Stacy Switzer.

Carousel #4
Locus (Humboldt Park Floral Garden), Chicago. Organized by Nance Klehm.

Thrill III: The Party
Joymore Gallery (offsite), Chicago.

Tune In Turn On Get Out and Stay Out
Dogmatic Gallery, Chicago

In the Realm of the Lair
Joymore Gallery, Chicago. Curated by Ben Stone and Siebren Versteeg.

Fraught With Clownjitsu
909 Production Space, Chicago. Organized by Michael Serwich.

The Show: Works of Jack T. Chick
Links Hall, Chicago. Organized by Michael Serwich.

The Library Project
Temporary Services, Chicago. Organized by Marc Fischer.

Compound Fracture
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

A Haunted Landscape
1926 Gallery, Chicago. Organized by Trevor Paglen.

Softcore Pornography
Century 900 Gallery, Chicago

First Parking Lot Biennale
Wells Street parking lot, Chicago.

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Teaching web design and interactive/digital media development at Columbia College since 2002. Teaching web design for HS artists at Marwen since 2012.

Built and maintaining facets.org since 2009.
Assisting with web maintenance at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago since 2012.

Taught drawing and painting (adult education) 2000–2007.

Partial professional CV [PDF]