Eric Dyer

Moving Image, 2012

Eric Dyer is an artist, filmmaker, experimental animator and educator. His award-winning films have screened internationally at numerous festivals, including the Chicago International Film Festival, the Ann Arbor Film Festival, South by Southwest and the Ottawa, Annecy, Melbourne and London International Animation Festivals. His work has also been exhibited at the Exploratorium, the Hirshhorn, the Smithsonian National Gallery of Art, Ars Electronica, and the Cairo and Venice Biennales. He received his MFA in 2004 from the Mount Royal School of Art at MICA, was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in filmmaking for travel to Denmark in 2005, was a New Frontier Artist at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, and in 2012 became a Creative Capital Grantee and Guggenheim Fellow. He creates films, installations and performances from spinning zoetrope-like sculptures.

Awards and Accomplishments


Dyer is among the recipients of the first round of Rubys Artist Project Grants from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance


Dyer wins Guggenheim Fellowship