Eric Leiser is an award-winning artist, experimental filmmaker, animator, puppeteer, writer and holographer working in New York and born in California.
An alumni of CalArt’s Experimental Animation program, he creates animated and live action feature films and shorts as well as intricate works integrating animation, puppetry, painting, holography, live performance and installation.
His most recent solo exhibitions include Galerie Entropia in Poland, United Nations in New York, Galerie du Haut Pave Gallery in Paris, Sound of MU Gallery in Oslo, Flux Factory through Holocenter in New York City, Fringe Exhibitions Gallery in Los Angeles, Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, Ruben H. Fleet Space Museum in San Diego and Goldsmiths, University of London. Group exhibitions include The Whitney Museum of American Art, Mass MOCA, The MIT Museum, Armory Arts Center, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, Cabinet Magazine among others.
His animated/live action films have been shown at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, Museum of Modern Art Antwerp, The Istanbul Modern Museum of Art, Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Museum, Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas Museum de Buenos Aires, MASS MoCA, The Ruben H. Fleet Space Museum, Four-Dimensions Space Art Museum Beijing, Scandinavian East Coast Museum, Aster Arts Plaza Hiroshima,The Wexner Center, (BFI) British Film Institute, Anthology Film Archives, Los Angeles Filmforum, Armory Art Center, San Francisco Film Society, Oxford University, Goldsmiths-University of London, Royal College of Art, Harvard University, California Institute of the Arts, The Art Institute in Chicago, The New School, Pratt Institute and the Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing among others.