Eric Overton

Eric Overton, MD (born in Utah, 1980) is a photographer, sculptor, and physician. He earned his medical degree in 2013. Overton began his career as a photographer at the age of twenty working for such publications as Rolling Stone Magazine among other clients. After living and exhibiting his debut photographic work in Málaga, Spain, Overton returned to the United States to open Ampersand Gallery. Thereafter, Overton attended medical school while concurrently continuing his photographic work. Overton’s fascination with medicine, anatomy, and art galvanized a sculptural career focused on both western and figurative sculpture. His artwork is exhibited domestically and internationally. Currently, he is finishing a photographic project of ambrotype landscapes focused on the American West.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Into the Field, Western Art & Architecture, December 2017 / January 2018

Wild America: Process & Preservation, Lenswork, issue #130 May-Jun 2017

Big Nature, Salt Lake Magazine, May 2017, p. 88

 

SELECTED EXHIBITS:

2019 95th Annual Spring Salon, Group Show, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah

2018 Monument, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, Utah

2017 Art Behind the Zion Curtain, Group Show, Modern West Fine Art, Salt Lake City, Utah

2017 Wild America: Process & Preservation, Solo Show, Modern West Fine Art, Salt Lake City, Utah

2016 Bronze Sculpture, Group Show, Mountain Trails Fine Art Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico