Eric Junker is a Los Angeles based multi-discipline creative thinker whose background as an artist, writer, teacher, entrepreneur, designer, puppeteer, banjo picker, and surfer fuel his insights on the merging of artful thinking and survival. He received his undergraduate degree from UCLA and his MFA from The Claremont Graduate University. He has performed and exhibited in many venues including MOCA, Track 16 Gallery, Robert Miller Gallery, Canter’s Kibitz Room, and Spaceland. He has taught and lectured at USC, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, Mount San Antonio College, and California College of Art. He currently lives and works in Silverlake with is wife and son.