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

Modern Folk
GAG, Chicago. Organized by Andrea Jablonski.

Level Eater 5.0
Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago. Organized by Ed Marzsewski

ASCII 6 *
The Franklin, Chicago

Concealed Carry
Experimental Station, Chicago

Paul Germanos
antena, Chicago

ASCII 5 *
Tritriangle, Chicago

Abominamobile FLAT *
Multiples., Chicago

Flatuland *
Floor Length and Tux, Chicago

Krampusnacht
Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago. Organized by Catie Olson and Rebecca Hinsdale

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

Over the Influence
Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago. Organized 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. Curated by Stacy Switzer

DFP-1Q *
1/Quarterly Gallery, Chicago

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

* Denotes exhibitions I have organized or co-organized.

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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.