Creator Spotlight: Erik Bergrin

Dissolution 1 by Erik Bergrin on Legal Graffiti
Dissolution 1 by Erik Bergrin on Legal Graffiti

This week we’re showcasing the work of an inspiring Legal Graffiti creator, Erik Bergrin. His works as both a contemporary fiber artist and costume designer are placed in the digital landscape of Legal Graffiti to locate points of inspiration for his works around the world, spanning from the US to India. Click here to view.

Erik is a NYC-based artist who draws on his background in costume design and his study of meditation to inform his artistic practice. His works are made using a unique combination of ancient and contemporary techniques to bring the psychological to life. Erik’s pairing of his completed costumes and fiber artworks with both location and interesting backgrounds brings a refreshing new layer to LG. The world loves what he’s doing visually, and we love how he’s displaying it digitally in LG!

Erik’s prolific works have been featured in galleries and museums globally, notably the Marlborough Contemporary, Sotheby’s Gallery and auction, the State Historical Museum in Moscow, the Morris Museum, the Bakrushian Museum Moscow, the Society of Arts and Crafts Boston, Fierman Gallery NYC, and Zaz10 gallery NYC. His video works have been featured on the big led screens in Times Sq for a 4 week run, NYShorts Film Festival NYC, Bergen Kunsthall Norway, Here Arts Center, USITT Prague Biannual, and he won the Best in Film Award at the FashionClash Festival in the Netherlands. He has designed costumes for many productions and films, including A Wounded Fawn on Shudder, John Cameron Mitchell’s Origin of Love Tour, and Goodbar at the Public Theater.  Erik’s works have also been featured in Dazed and Confused, Zink, NYTimes, ODDA, Iris Covet Book, L’Official, Schon, NY Mag, and King Kong, among others. For more information about his work, check out his website: or Instagram @erikbergrin


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