Erik Austin Deerly is an interdisciplinary artist and composer. He works with still and moving images, sound, and text to create visual and interactive work for print, web, performance, and installation. He also scores soundtracks for film, dance, and video.
Erik is co-founder of Burrdowning Press, an independent book & paper arts venture based in Indianapolis, Indiana. His work in art and design has earned a Webby nomination (1999), two Addy Awards (1988 & 1989), and a South by Southwest National Interactive Design Award (2002, first place). Erik’s visual art has been shown and reviewed nationally; his interactive and audio work has been seen and heard world-wide.
Erik holds a Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts & New Media from Columbia College Chicago and a Bachelor of Music in Composition from Northern Illinois University. Erik serves as Assistant Professor at Indiana University Kokomo.