Eric William Carroll
Born and raised in the Midwest, Eric William 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 Pier 24 Photography. 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.
My work, initially begun as an investigation of the medium of photography, has matured to a point where I am bringing the entire universe into my scope. Certain threads have continued throughout my work—the themes of failure, impermanence, and the balance between abstraction and comprehension pop up in my oldest and newest pieces.