Jeff Erickson earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Southern Oregon University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Erickson is a faculty member at the University of Nevada, Reno and assistant director of the John Ben Snow Sculpture Center. As a working artist, he continues to pursue site-specific and public art and exhibits his work in public art collections, museums and galleries nationally. Erickson assisted sculptor Chris Drury in the construction of his exhibit Mushroom | Clouds and was co-creator of the exhibit Sierra Nevada: An Adaptation with Helen and Newton Harrison, exhibited at the Nevada Museum of Art and at the Feldman Gallery in New York City in 2011.
- MFA, University of Nevada, Reno, 2009
- BFA, Southern Oregon University, 1998