Erik started his art exploration some 30 years ago. He graduated with a BFA at the University of Victoria under Canadian artists Pat Martin Bates, Elspeth Pratt and Greg Pyra.
He then worked as the art panel at a high school in Hong Kong for 15 years. He now resides in Edmonton and was a picture framer in town for a few years.
He is still actively creating indifferent abstractions in various mediums.