Eric Wilkerson is a freelance illustrator, concept artist and teacher who has worked in the entertainment industry for the past 10 years.
In his career, Eric has worked for ad agencies, film studios and various publishing companies. He recently spent a few years working primarily as a costume designer for a unannounced science fiction production from the creators of the Blue Man Group.
His freelance clients include: Blue Man Group, WETA Workshop, Show Creators Inc., ROBOT COSTUMES USA, Nickelodeon, TOPPS, Science Fiction Book Club, Fantasy Flight Games.
A graduate of School of Visual Arts in NYC, he has taught in the illustration department at Syracuse University and spoken at Syracuse University’s Visual Communication Symposium.
Recently Eric had the honor of designing the 9 foot tall robot mascot for Rock in Rio USA. Held in Las Vegas it was the new North American version of the nearly 30 year old world music festival typically held in parts of South America, Portugal and Spain. Pop music performers such as Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, No Doubt, Linkin Park all turned out while a giant robot walked around greeting fans.
Eric is currently hard at work on new concepts and paintings for his own personal projects. Some of which he hopes to share at Capricon 36!