Eric Celarier was born, lives, and works in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland in 1991 and his Master’s in Fine Arts from the University of Cincinnati in 1997. His work has developed the theme of biological evolution as associated with human impact. As an artist, educator, and curator, much of his work can be seen as designing opportunities that allow audiences to construct personally meaningful understandings of the world we live in. His most immediate activities include two solo shows in 2019, "Biosphere" at NoMa Lobby and "Wasteland" at Honfleur Gallery.