Erik Dalzen was born in Provo, Utah. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Brigham Young University and a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Hunter College. Erik lives and works in New York.


2012 MFA, Hunter College
2007 BFA, Brigham Young University

Selected Exhibitions

2022 Sunsets - Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2021 Suspicious Object - Umbrella Space, New York, NY (solo)
2021 HBLL Permanent Collection - Provo Library, Provo, UT
2021 Flat File - Deanne Evans Projects, New York, NY
2015 Paradise - Ugly Art Room, Corvallis, OR
2014 Liberalis - Novella Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Utah Ties - CUAC Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
2013 Family Dinner - Bruce High Quality Foundation University, New York, NY
2013 All of the Above - Openings, New York, NY
2013 TAMIZDAT - Family Business and New Holland, St. Petersburg, Russia
2012 Secret Decoder Ring - hpgrp gallery, New York, NY
2012 Survey of a Familiar Object - Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA
2012 Small Prints - Humble Arts Foundation/The Magenta Foundation, Boston, MA
2012 Becoming - Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Brucennial - Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
2011 Opening Rejection - Ugly Art Room, Brooklyn, NY; New York, NY
2011 Landing Jam - Ugly Art Room, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Inanimate Pictures - Guild Gallery II, New York, NY
2010 Cinderella Story - Ugly Art Room, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Boys and Girls Show - Ugly Art Room, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Common Spaces - HBLL Gallery, Provo, UT


2013 Horrible Bodies, Erik Dalzen
2013 Shoplifters Vol. 2, Actual Source
2012 Peripheral Visions: Italian Photography in Context, 1950s - Present, “Franco Vaccari”, Erik Dalzen, Charta Art Books
2011 Sixty-Fifth Street and Columbus Avenue, Erik Dalzen
2011 One Hundred Lies and One Truth, Erik Dalzen
2009 Taco Bell Drawing Club Vol. 5
2008 Taco Bell Drawing Club Vol. 3
2008 Crafty Magazine, Issue 2, The Visit
2007 Curriculum and the Cultural Body, “Understandings and Communication Through Dress”, Daniel Barney, Peter Lang Publishing


2021 City Arts Corps Grant, New York, NY
2015 The Studios at MASS MoCA Residency, North Adams, MA
2014 Lake George Artist Residency, Lake George, NY
2014 Assets for Artists Grant, New York, NY
2007 Harold B. Lee Library Collection (acquisition), Provo, UT


2022 Doesn't Hold Water: Elizabeth Insogna & Erika Keck, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY