Eric is a New York Times bestselling Illustrator, 2020 Chesley Award Winner for best hardback book cover scifi illustration, 2019 Chesley Award finalist and has been featured in multiple volumes of Spectrum Fantastic Art, Expose, and Imagine FX. He was also a finalist in the ARC International Salon.
Having carved an impressive career as an in-demand Illustrator, Eric's creative versatility spans across film, TV, advertising, publishing, animation, comics, video games and even costume design. His client list includes Wizards of the Coast (Magic: The Gathering), Weta Workshop, Marvel, Upper Deck, Dark Horse Comics, Scholastic and Disney Publishing.
Besides mentoring the Online Illustration Courses at CG Spectrum, Eric has also taught in the illustration department at Syracuse University and guest lectured at Syracuse University’s Visual Communication Symposium and for classes at The School of Visual Arts NYC.
Read our interview with Eric about becoming an illustrator or study illustration with him!
"Eric brings amazing real-world experience as a professional Illustrator to every class." - Joseph Ward
"Eric Wilkerson is by far my favorite art teacher. Results of this course exceeded my expectations." - Filip Rozmarynowicz