By Eric Pickersgill
Eric Pickersgill is a 2015 MFA Studio Art Candidate at UNC Chapel Hill. He was born in Miami, Florida, but spent most of his life in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 2011, Eric earned a BFA in fine art photography from Columbia College Chicago. Between 201 and 2013 he was a Teach for America Corps member where he taught earth and environmental science at a high school in east Charlotte. That experience, in addition to the work he produced in Chicago, shaped his artistic pursuit of documenting and creating work about the educational and socioeconomic inequalities that exist within North America.
Video © Eric Pickersgill