A native of California, Eric Salisbury graduated from the Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, with a BFA Degree. He moved to Seattle in 1989.
He has taught children in both summer and after-school programs; created and sold works of art through galleries, museums, private and public shows and currently sells and has works throughout the United States and around the world. The largest collection from the Smiling Faces series is owned by the Watts Counseling and Learning Center in Los Angeles.
A multifaceted, artist-teacher-designer-muralist, Eric has worked children for over thirty ears, teaching them how to express themselves by collaborating with others and making art. Their murals grace public and private institutions throughout King County.