Eric Penington grew up in Whitewater, WI and received a BA in Studio Art at Carthage College, in Kenosha, WI, in 2001. He moved to Tempe, AZ in 2004 and received his MFA in Painting & Drawing at Arizona State University in 2007. Since receiving his MFA, he has been working on various projects: paintings, drawings, and electronic music. Showing work at places such as the Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY, as part of the exhibition titled, Distortions, in 2008. He currently lives in West Lafayette, IN and teaches Drawing as a Visiting Lecturer at Purdue University.