Eric May is a Chicagoland-based parent, chef, and recovering artist. Eric is the founder and director of Roots & Culture, a nonprofit visual arts center in Chicago’s Noble Square neighborhood (est. 2006.) Eric received an MFA from Northwestern University and has exhibited work and hosted events at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Hyde Park Art Center, Depaul Art Museum, Three Walls, and The Charlotte Street Foundation. Eric was a chef at the Ox-Bow School of Art and Artist’s Residency for 15 years. His latest side hustle is catering for cool art world clients with his Easy Eats brand.
Sculpture graduate students Meejung Soh and Siyu Zhu will both present their work after the lecture.