2003                School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

                        M.F.A., Sculpture.

1996                School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

                        B.F.A., Sculpture.


Grants, Awards, Residency:

 2012                Travel grant to Czech Republic by School Of Visual Arts.      

2008                LMCC “GAPS” Grants for Art in Public Spaces recipient.

2007                LMCC "Swing Space" space grant program New York, NY

2006                Cue Foundation Residency New York, NY

2001 – 2003    Full Scholarship for MFA, School of Visual Arts         

1996                Graduate with honors, B.F.A. Sculpture, School Visual Arts, New York, NY

1992 – 1996    Partial Scholarships for BFA Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts

 Solo Shows

 2008 November           Solo Exhibition, Who made Who

                                    Front Room Gallery Brooklyn, NY

                                    Curatedby Daniel Aycock

 2007 November           Shift

                                    Gallery Affero, Newark, NJ.

                                    Curated by Evonne Davis

 2006 November           Solo Exhibition, Lost Sense / Since Lost

                                    Front Room Gallery Brooklyn, NY

                                    Curatedby Daniel Aycock

 2006 November           Every Line Means Something

                                    Gallery Crema, San Juan, PR

                                    Curated by Herbert Matti.

 Public Art

 2008-2010   Weather Beacon

installed in World Financial Center, in Lower Manhattan for 9 months beginning summer 2010


Art Fairs

 2007 March                 Circa Puerto Rico O7'’

                                    Gallery Crema, San Juan, PR.

 2006 December           Fountain

                                    Front Room Gallery, in conjunction with the Art Basel, Miami

 2006 March                 Fountain

                                    Front Room Gallery, in conjunction with the Armory Show, NYC

 Selected group exhibitions:

Selected group exhibitions:

2016  January       elmuseo@SVA, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado                  

 2013July         Electron Salon, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

 2012 February     Material Magic, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY curated by Suzanne Anker

 2011February    From Alpha to Zeta, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY Curated by Suzanne Anker

  2007 September          ELECTRIC LAB, Exit Art, New York, Curated By Jeanette Ingberman/Papo Colo

 2007 September          Terruño y paraíso perdido: diálogos con la obra de Carlos Osorio

                                    el Museo de Las Américas

                                    San Juan, PR


2007 September          Host

                                    Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

Curated by Elizabeth Grady            

2006 March                 S-files


                                    Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, Biannual

                                    Curatedby Debra Cullen, Miki Garcia and Marysol Nieves

2005 September          S-files

                                    Museo del Barrio Biannual, NYC

                                    Curatedby Debra Cullen, Miki Garcia and Marysol Nieves


2005 May                    TZONE

                                    Smack Mellon, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY

                                    Curated by Peter Dudek


2004 September          Peekskill Art Project-site specific installation,

                                    Organized by HVCCA, NY Curated by Koan Jeff-Basya


2003 December           Shinxus Multiple, Gallery TEZZ, Tokyo, Japan

Curated by Yoshiaki Kaihatsu



2003 March                 Inspected by No.9,  Visual Arts Gallery, NYC

                                    Curated by Joshua A. Stern and Ed Winkleman from Plus Ultra


2003 February             New York Area MFA Exhibition Hunter Collage Times Square Gallery, NYC

Co-sponsored by the College Art Association


2002 September          Decrescendo

                                    The Kitchen, NYC

                                    Collaboration with Lisa and Nicole Abahuni

 1997 May                    Terra Bomba, Exit Art, NYC Curated by Papo Colo



2014    Arthur Miller, I., " Visualizing Data Through Sculpture: Erik Guzman", Colliding Worlds: How Cutting Edge  Science is Redefining Contemporary Art, W.W. Norton & Company, p.277-279

2007                                        Ann Klefstad “Host at Soap Factory”

                                                Twin Cities Daily Planet, MN

October 7, 2007,


                                                Walter Robinson “PUERTO RICAN SUN”

                                                artnet Magazine

March 2007,


                                                Jonathan Goodman "Erik Guzman / Front Room Gallery "

                                                Sculpture Magazine

                                                May 2007, Pg. 78


2006                                        Elaine A. King "New York,

             El Museo's Bienal: The [s] Files / The             Selected File "

                                                Sculpture Magazine

                                                December 2006, Pg. 74


                                                “Cada Linea significa algo”

                                                Art Premium

                                                October, 2006, Pg 3


                                                Joel Weinstein “The Bad and the Beautiful”

                                                Rotund World Magazine,

October, 2006,


2006                                        James Kalm "The Lost Sense, Front Room Gallery"

                                                The Brooklyn Rail Magazine, December 2006/January 2007, Pg.46


2006                                        Marbel Rodriguez, "Alcance internacioal Cr3ma y su mision de difusion del                                                       arte contemporaneo puertorriqune"

Art Premium, December 2006

2006                                        Elaine A. King "New York El Museo's Bienal: The [s] Files / The selected Files                                                 El Museo del Barrio" Sculpture, December 2006, Pg. 73,74


2006                                        Joel Weinstein, "The Bad and the beautiful"

                                                Rotund World, November 2006


2006                                        "Cada linea significa algo semana Basquiate en Crema"

Art Premium, October 2006, Pg. 3


2006                                        "Six decades of sculpture"-catalog

                                                Hillwood Museum Catalogue. March 2006


2005                            "The [s] Files / The selected files"-catalog

El Museo del Barrio Bienal Catalogue. September 2005 Pg.4, 90




2004 spring                  Visiting Artists Lecture, New School, New York

Invited by Clyde Forth.

2002 Summer              Visiting Artist’s Lecture, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan

Invited by Shuhei Takahashi.

2002 Spring                 Visiting Artist’s Lecture, School of Visual Arts for MFA program, NYC

Invited by Kenji Fujita.



1997    Interview for the Art Project Show, public access television, in conjunction with Exit Art.


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Academic achievements and Teaching Experience:

2013-2014  Organizor and Curator for Everything Digital, digital file exchange with Brno University of                                 Technology in the Czech Republic


2011-2014 Established BFA Fine Arts, Bronze Project Series, collaboration with local bronze foundry                                  involving selected students transforming 3D printing technology into bronze casts terminating                         in SVA gallery exhibition.

2009-2014  Teaching Sculpture, Installation and New Media Art Summer Residency

2008 – 2014  Established and Director of School of Visual Arts Digital Sculpture Lab.

2008 – 2014  Teaching Digital Sculpture MFA Art Practice School of Visual Arts NYC2008 – Present                                     Teaching Digital Sculpture, retitled beginning Fall 2014, 3D Design and Digital Fabrication MFA                        Computer Arts Department, School of Visual Arts NYC

2008 – 2014        Teaching Digital Sculpture BFA Fine Arts School of Visual Arts NYC

2008 –2014         Teaching Foundation Visual Communication BFA School of Visual Arts NYC

2008 – 2014         Director of Operations, Sculpture Department, BFA Fine Arts,

School of Visual Arts NYC


2001 - 2002             Teaching Sculpture Methods and Materials class, Tricks of the Trade,

          School Of Visual Arts, New York


2001                         Teaching Summer International Program,

Sculpture students from Hong Kong School of Visual Arts, New York


1998 - 2002            Technical advisor, School of Visual Arts Sculpture Dept., New York


1999 – 2001             Teaching metal sculpture & welding,

The Educational Alliance Art School, New York



Professional Affliations


Solidworks User Group Membership New York City

Refernces upon request