Born in Singapore in 1970, Eric Butcher moved to England in 1974. He studied philosophy at Cambridge University and fine art at Wimbledon School of Art, London. He has exhibited extensively in the UK and internationally with shows in Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the USA. His creative practice also embraces curating; initiating exhibitions including Definite Article (2005/6), Underground (2007), The Devil Finds Work for Idle Hands (2012) and A Machine Aesthetic (2013/14). He currently lives and works in Oxfordshire, England and shows with Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover, Patrick Heide Gallery, London and Nancy Toomey Fine Art, San Francisco.