John Owen Erickson (1953), a native Salt Laker, is a fine expressionist figure painter who also teaches at the University of Utah as a member of the adjunct faculty in the Department of Art. A Summer fellowship participant at Yale University (1975), Erickson graduated from the University of Utah (B.A.,1981;M.F.A.). This powerful and imaginative painter has been a regular exhibitor of his intense work for many years now. produced in his longtime studio in the Guthrie Building in downtown Salt Lake City.
Biography courtesy Artists of Utah