Eric Fleischauer is a Chicago–based artist, curator, and educator. Working across various mediums Fleischauer utilizes conceptually–driven production strategies in order to examine the ramifications of technology’s expansive influence on both the individual and cultural sphere. His work has been exhibited internationally at venues including The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Interstate Projects, Rooftop Films, Microscope Gallery, Hallwalls, Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Kunstmuseum Bonn – with solo exhibitions at Document, threewalls, the Gene Siskel Film Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Visual Studies Workshop, Trunk Show, and Harper College Art Gallery.
Fleischauer's projects have received critical acclaim in publications such as in artforum.com, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Chicago Reader, The Washington Post, Rhizome.org, Art21.org, Vice.com, Art F City, and ArtSlant. His work is included in collections such as the Midwest Photographer's Project at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Rhizome’s Artbase, the Jane Adams Hull House Museum Art Lending Library, and the Pittsburgh Filmmakers Public Art Collection. Fleischauer received an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a BS in Communications from SUNY Fredonia. Currently he is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Film, Video, and New Media at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.