Erik ReeL is active/lives in California, New Mexico. Erik ReeL is known for environmental themes-abstraction, paintings and hand-pulled serigraphs, monotypes.
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Biography Erik ReeL
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Born: 1952, Seattle
Main affiliations (States): California (primary), Washington, Colorado, Wyoming
Erik ReeL was born in 1952 in Seattle to parents who had recently settled there from Wyoming. ReeL began painting when he was 12, his first known piece being a crucifixion painted for his maternal grandmothers's family. He first attended Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington as a mathematics major before transferring to the University of Washington in Art History. He graduated from the University of Washington summa cum laude in 1975. He studied primarily with Rainer Crone, Jacob Lawrence, and Michael Spafford. Other important influences on his work incl
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