Eric D. Charlton (b. 1989) is an American Artist originally hailing from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Western Pennsylvania. Currently in his Master of Fine Arts Candidacy at Syracuse University, Charlton’s work is exploring the desire for meaning and the interaction of objects. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Arts at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with minors in Art History and Philosophy. He has exhibited internationally, including Bratislava, Slovakia, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA, and CB1 Gallery Los Angeles, CA. He embraces an open studio practice that primarily centers around a broad definition of objecthood.