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Eric Claridge is a self-taught artist and musician living and working in Chicago. Born in Memphis, Claridge attended New York University in the 80's. After leaving college he joined the band Shrimp Boat in 1986 and later formed the Sea and Cake with Sam Prekop. He began painting in 1993 during the formation of the Sea and Cake, with work featured prominently on several albums. Claridge's water colors, gouaches and oils have been exhibited in Chicago, Tokyo, Kyoto, London, Melbourne, Lille and Paris. His ink drawings were published in the Chicago Reader.

Shows

1994-2016~ Annual Exhibit, Rainbo Club, Chicago

2013~ Press Pop Gallery, Tokyo

2012~ Galerie 9 Fabien Delbarre, Lille, France

2011~ Trance Pop Gallery, Kyoto

2011~ Presspop Gallery, Tokyo

2010~ D├ępartement Arts Plastiques University of Lille, France

2008~ Art Chicago Invitational, Chicago

2008~ Random Gallery, Paris

2008~ 96 Gillespie, London

2005~ Cafe Brasil, Houston

2001~ Press Pop Gallery, Tokyo

2000~ Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago

1998-'99 Ink Drawings, Chicago Reader, Chicago, IL

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Daylight Savings/Some Biscuit

Shrimp Boat

1986 Specimen

Speckly

Shrimp Boat

1989 Specimen

Cavale

Shrimp Boat

1992 Bar None

The Sea and Cake

The Sea and Cake

1994 Rough Trade

Nassau

The Sea and Cake

1995 Thrill Jockey

The Biz

The Sea and Cake

1995 Thrill Jockey

The Fawn

The Sea and Cake

1997 Thrill Jockey

Two Gentlemen

The Sea and Cake

1998 Thrill Jockey

Oui

The Sea and Cake

2000 Thrill Jockey

One Bedroom

The Sea and Cake

2002 Thrill Jockey

Glass

The Sea and Cake

2002 Thrill Jockey

Something Grand

Shrimp Boat

2004 AUM Fidelity

Everybody

The Sea and Cake

2007 Thrill Jockey

Car Alarm

The Sea and Cake

2008 Thrill Jockey

Moonlight Butterfly

The Sea and Cake

2011 Thrill Jockey

Runner

The Sea and Cake

2012 Thrill Jockey

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