Erik den Breejen was born in Berkeley, California in 1976. He studied art and music at U.C. Santa Cruz before transferring to the California College of Arts and Crafts (now California College of the Arts), where he majored in painting. Den Breejen moved to New York in 2000 and received his MFA from Cornell University in 2006. He has exhibited throughout the United States and Europe. Key solo exhibitions include Smile at Freight+Volume in New York (2011) and Image, Music, Text at the UNTITLED Art Fair in Miami (2012). His work is in collections throughout the world. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


Bowie spotted in Manhattan
Erik den Breejen brings Bowie to the Rag & Bone Houston Wall
David Bowie Portrait Hits Houston Street, Word by Word
Bloomberg Luxury also features Erik den Breejen's Fashionheroesbowie
Endless Summer
ARTnews reviews artist-curated show which includes Erik den Breejen
Bowie On The Houston Wall
Rag & Bone blog features Erik den Breejen
Erik den Breejen on SMILE
Interview with Jon Lutz, November 29, 2012
Art in Review - Erik den Breejen: ‘Smile’
by Ken Johnson, January 5, 2012
Pencil in the Studio: Eric den Breejen
by Maria Calandra, April 10, 2011
by Charlie Finch
Beach Boys, Artists and Copyright Lawsuits
by Cat Weaver, January 31, 2012