Erik Frydenborg was born in Miami, FL in 1977 and lives in Los Angeles. He received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA in 2005 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD in 1999. His work has been featured in exhibitions such as Knowledges, Mount Wilson Observatory, Los Angeles, CA (2017); Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic LA, PIASA, Paris, France (2015); All The Instruments Agree, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2015); Louie Louie, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA (2014); Extra Curriculum, Komplot, Brussels, BE (2014); On Forgery: Is One Thing Better Than Another?, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA (2011); California Dreamin’, Portugal Arte, Lisbon, Portugal (2010); and Drawing & Drawn, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA (2006). Frydenborg has participated widely in exhibitions staged at artist-run spaces, has written essays on peers such as Amanda Ross-Ho and Sterling Ruby, and co-founded the project space AHRHWAR in 2016. His work is in the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.