Erik Ritter earned his MFA in 1994 from the San Francisco Art Institute. He recently exhibited during Art Basel week in Miami, and at Scope International in New York. After a successful exhibition at the South Dakota Art Museum his assemblage piece “Bird of Time” was purchased for their permanent collection. He regularly facilitates sustainability themed art workshops for corporations, local elementary schools, and public art centers throughout the midwest. For the past ten years, Ritter has taught at several colleges and universities while developing online curriculum as a subject matter expert focusing on “Art in the World and the workplace.