Born 1969, Eric Johnson grew up in Adamsville, Alabama. He was painting and sculpting anything and everything. Eric sampled formal art training in middle school and in college but found the process tedious and as a result it was short lived. In 1996 Eric gained representation from his first gallery as a painter. He painted in the evenings and worked as a heavy equipment designer during the day. In 1998 he began experimenting with metal sculpture. Soon after, he began sculpting full time, leaving the paint and canvases behind. In 2001, he began searching for galleries to show his metal work. Since then he has gained representation in three states and is a regular at fine art shows and festivals around the southeast. In 2008 Eric left the design world behind and began a career as a full time artist. Eric’s work has won numerous awards and has been praised for its uniqueness and style. He has sold work all over the globe including Kobe, Japan and Scotland to name a few. Eric lives with his wife Tonja just northeast of Birmingham, Alabama.