Current Lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Eric William Carroll (b. 1980) is an artist exploring photography in all its forms. By reenacting photography’s cultural and technological history, he aims to reveal the medium’s elementary characteristics and metaphorical potential, as well as our expectations and desires for the art form. Born and raised in the Midwest, Carroll has bounced between New York and San Francisco and currently teaches at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. His work has been exhibited widely, including the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Camera Club of New York, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, and SF Camerawork. Carroll has participated in residencies with the MacDowell Colony, Rayko Photo Center and the Blacklock Nature Sanctuary, and was the winner of the 2012 Baum Award for Emerging Photographers. He is represented by Highlight Gallery in San Francisco.