An avid outdoorsman, surfer and road tripper, Eric Junker channels his restless energy into creating art and design inspired by the colliding energies of his life in the city and his passion for nature and life on the road. His murals can be found throughout Southern California, where he lives, and as far afield as Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Mexico, Costa Rica, and New York City.
In his interdisciplinary creative practice, he contributes design, art, and ideas to a client roster that includes Oculus, TOMS, Patagonia, The GAP, SeaVees, and Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group. His work has been recognized by publications including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, C California Magazine, Elle Décor, Angelino, L.A. Weekly and Cool Hunting.
He is especially noted for his work in the food and wine community, including art collaborations with world-renowned chefs like Andrew Carmelini, Suzanne Goin, Michael Cimarusti, Roy Choi, and Matt Molina. Mr. Junker is active in non-profits that support the ACLU, pediatric cancer research, youth empowerment, and rural community revitalization.