Erik Madigan Heck

Originally from Excelsior, Minnesota, Erik Madigan Heck (b. 1983) has become one of the most successful and prolific fashion photographers working today. His style works to capture the essence of painting through the lens of the camera. His work is elegant and unashamedly beautiful, exploring the intersections of fashion, painting, and classical portraiture.

Erik Madigan Heck is based in Connecticut and New York City.

Selected solo exhibitions

Art Imprimé: Triennale 2018, Musée des Beaux-Arts Le Locle, Le Locle, Switzerland
Photo London, Christophe Guye Galerie, London, UK 
Old Future, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Old Future, Nicholas Metivier, Toronto, Canada
Erik Madigan Heck, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA

Erik Madigan Heck: Old Future, Sotheby’s, New York, USA
Old Future, The Weinstein Hammons Gallery, Minneapolis, USA
Erik Madigan Heck: Old Future, Sotheby’s, London, UK


Selected group exhibitions

FOAM Talent, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
FOAM Talent, Beaconsfield Gallery, London, UK
AIPAD, The Weinstein Hammons Gallery, New York, USA
FOAM Talent, Red Hooks Labs, New York, USA

FOAM Talent, FOAM Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Camera Work, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons School for Design, New York, USA

Fashion Photography Next: Don’t Stop Now, Foam Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Selected publications

Old Future, Thames & Hudson 

No Photos Please: Pictures Not Content, Self-published 

The Absorbed Tradition, Creem
Fashion Photography Next by Magda Keany, Thames & Hudson 

January to August, Self-published

Selected awards

Art Directors Club Gold Medal for ‘The Old Masters’ Portfolio, The NY Times Magazine 

International Center for Photography, Infinity Award, Applied Fashion Category