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: Alternative Evolution, a solo show at Artist & Makers, curated by Judith Heartsong,Finder-Maker, a group show at Honfleur Gallery, curated by Megan Maher in 2017, and Trash, a solo show at VisArts, curated by Susan Main in 2016. He was selected 2017 for Sparkplug, DC Arts Center's artists fellowship.