|Eric Bossik||Biography: About The Artist
Eric Bossik is an accomplished artist who combines the vitality of the 21st
century with the virtuosity of an 18th century master. He has exhibited at
the Albertson Peterson Gallery in Winter Park, Florida, the Coe Kerr and
Master Eagle galleries in New York City, the Grand Armée Gallery in Palm
Beach, Florida, the Images Gallery in Boca Raton, Florida, and Gallery One
in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Eric’s paintings have also been exhibited at the Society of Illustrators,
the Salmagundi Art Club, the Art Director’s Club of New York, the Heckscher
Museum, the Roslyn Fine Arts Museum, the Boca Raton Museum of Art, and the
Cornell Museum in Delray Beach, Florida.
His work has won the HTAL award of excellence at the Heckscher Museum and a
Grumbacher award for portraiture. Eric was a recipient of an AAPL Grand
National Award for oil painting. His still life art was showcased in the
Armory Art Center 20/20 juried exhibition in Palm Beach, Florida. Two of
Eric’s oil paintings were exhibited at the Boca Raton Museum of Art’s 57th
Annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition.
Military history paintings by Eric are featured on the covers of The Harper
Encyclopedia of Military Biography and From Sea to Shining Sea, a military
history of early America published by Harper Collins.
As a staff mural artist for Mode Works and Evergreene Studios, Eric has
painted murals for numerous clients, including Planet Hollywood, as well as
trompe l’oeil for the Beau Rivage casino in Mississippi.
Eric teaches oil painting classes as a faculty instructor at the Armory Art
Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. He also teaches private art classes.
He got his formal training at the School of Visual Arts, where he received
a BFA. And he advanced his studies with John Frederick Murray, a fine
artist whose instructional lineage can be traced back to the Ecole des
Beaux-Arts and old master artist Jacques Louis David.
Eric paints commissioned portraits of adults, children and pets, as well as
murals and trompe l’oeil. Country: United States Birthyear: 1966 Galleries: Albertson Peterson Gallery in Winter Park, Florida, the Coe Kerr and Master Eagle galleries in New York City, the Grand Armée Gallery in Palm Beach, Florida, the Images Gallery in Boca Raton, Florida Awards: HTAL award of excellence, Grumbacher award for portraiture, AAPL Grand National Award for oil painting Media: oil Style: realistic Subjects: people, portraits and characters, Pet Portraits, Still Life|