Painter and Sculptor; Founder, President, and Lead Curator, America Now and Here
Eric Fischl is a painter and sculptor and the founder, president, and lead curator of America: Now and Here, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing art with communities across the country through programs, media, and a traveling multi-disciplinary exhibition and event. Fischl’s paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints have been the subject of numerous solo and major group exhibitions. His work is represented in many prestigious private and corporate collections as well as museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art, to name a few. Fischl has collaborated with other artists and authors, including E. L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, Jamaica Kincaid, Jerry Saltz, and Frederic Tuten. Fischl is a fellow at both the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.