Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours. The New English Art Club.
Eric attended 1946-50 Croydon School of Art and 1950-53 Royal College of Art and 1954-85 Teaching post at Reigate School of Art, Head of Painting and Composition Department. From his first paintings at art school Eric based all his artwork on subjects from the areas he lived in. The composition element is always different and is the essential basis of all his work. Major influences have been Edward Burra, Constant Permeke and the abstracts of Patrick Herron.He now lives in Cornwall on top of a hilltop surrounded by dogs, chickens and the rugged Cornish landscape.
Eric is a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours. He has exhibited at the Royal Academy, The New English Art Club and The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours.