Erick Sánchez is a painter living and working in New York City. He was born in 1973 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Sánchez’s artwork is in the permanent collection of The Tucson Museum of Art. His various awards include Artist in the Marketplace Program at the Bronx Museum of Art, Curate NYC 2011 Program, The Ruth Katzman Scholarship, The Fantasy Fountain Painting Grant, The Joan M. Rosenberg Memorial Scholarship, and The Jean Gates Foundation Painting Award in New York. His artist residencies include The Ruth Katzman Vytlacil Residency in Sparkill, NY and The Marchutz Residency Summer 2011 Program at the Institute for American Universities in Aix-en- Provence, France. The materials he is using for this series of paintings and installations include liquid and powder pigments in raw, various acrylic mediums, emulsion, recycled rubber, glass beads, copper and aluminum leaf, black magnum rock, carbon, graphite, urethane, stainless steel, gold, silver and aluminum powder.