Eric Pankey

Eric Pankey is writer and visual artist. He is the author of fourteen collections of poetry and one collection of essays. His first book won the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets. The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Ingram Merrill Foundation, he is Professor of English and Heritage Chair in Writing at George Mason University. You can learn more about his writing here.

While he has worked at visual art his whole life, he began showing his work in national juried group shows in 2008. His visual art has appear in shows at the Clara M. Eagle Gallery at Murray State Kentucky University, The Beauchamp’s Gallery in Topeka, Kansas, The Arkell Museum in Cobleskills, New York, The Northwest Cultural Council in Barrington, Illinois, The Bowling Green State University Fine Arts Center in Ohio, the 123 Gallery at George Mason University, The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, and the Olly Olley Art Space in Fairfax, Virginia.