ArtistErik Mark SandbergResidesUnited States
Websiteeriksandberg.netMediumsOil
Acrylic
Epoxy resin
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Love in the modern age
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About the artist

Erik Mark Sandberg is an artist residing in Los Angeles, California. His compositions delve into the complexities of modern consumer culture and love, drawing inspiration from the everyday. Utilizing a diverse range of mediums, including painting, printmaking, digital processes, and sculpture, Sandberg’s hirsute figures and allegorical narratives come to life in a crafted fusion of painting techniques. His work creates a painterly space of psychological dimensions between the natural world and the artificial reality of the digital sphere, making his art a thought-provoking exploration of our present condition.

Artwork Themes & Subject Matter

Erik Mark Sandberg’s work delves into the complex themes of consumer culture, psychology, and love in the modern age. Through a surreal lens, he investigates the mechanics of our society. His works create a painterly space that is both psychologically charged and visually engaging, inviting the viewer to question our relationship to nature and the impact of technology on our lives.

Press

Erik Mark Sandberg’s paintings have been published in notable magazines and online sources including Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, Juxtapoz Magazine, New American Paintings, Soldes Almanac, Arts in Square, American Illustration Annual, Acclaim Magazine, Empty Magazine

Upcoming Exhibitions

WhenExhibitionGallery
Fall
2023
Solo Exhibition: no title yetGalleri 47
Næstved, Denmark

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Education

2002 – BFA with Distinction / Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. United States

Solo Exhibitions

2022 Golden Pacific, Thinkspace Projects, Los Angeles, CA. United States

2018    Interlude, Stephanie Chefas Projects, Portland, OR. United States

2017 Atwater, Det Nya Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022

Tiny Ghosts, Roq LA Rue, Seattle, WA. United Sates

Show Off, Galleri 47, Copenhagen, Denmark

2021

Don’t Wake Daddy XVI, Galerie Feinkunst Kruger, Hamburg, Germany

BLAB World Annual Show, Copro Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA. United States

The Beginning, Galleri47, Næstved, Denmark

Lucid Dreaming, curated by Beautiful Bizarre, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. United States

2020

Microdose 2, Nucleus Portland, Portland, OR. United States

BLAB World Annual Show, Copro Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA. United States

The New Vanguard III, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, CA. United States

Mother Earth: We Are All One, Thinkspace Projects, Culver City, CA. United States

A Go Go, Mash Gallery Frieze Event, W Hotel, Hollywood, CA. United States

2019

DREAMstate, GR Gallery, New York, NY. United States

BLAB World Annual Show, Copro Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA. United States

Seeing Red, curated by Jeff Hamada Booooooom, Thinkspace Projects, Culver City, CA. United States

2018 BLAB World Annual Show, Copro Gallery, Bergamot Station Santa Monica, CA. United States

2017

Masked Intentions, Cass Contemporary, Tampa, FL. United States

Quiet Please Pop-Up, Ace 121 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. United States

Anniversary Show, Anthen B Gallery, Oakland, CA. United States

Neon Love, Stephanie Chefas Projects, Portland, OR. United States

Figurative Features, Curated by Mark Murphy, 101/Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA. United States

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