Education
• September 1997 – May 1999 – Attended San Francisco Art Institute, Earned B.F.A. Interdisciplinary Arts
• September 1995 – May 1997 – Attended the School of Visual Arts/Savannah, Majoring in Fine Arts
• September 1994 – May 1995 – Attended the U.N.C. School of the Arts, Majoring in Visual Arts

Selected Solo Exhibitions
• August 2018 – Primal Dreams, Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, Huntsville, AL
• October 2017 –Primal Dreams, Clarke-County Library, Athens, GA
• September 2017 – Universal Secrets, Hendershot’s, Athens, GA
• August – September 2016 – Deep Blue Waves, The World Famous, Athens, GA
• July – September 2016 – Universal Secrets, Ken Huber Art, Holland, MI
• October 2015 – Bear Camp, Will Eskridge Studio, Athens, GA
• June 2015 – Environmental Habits, The Grit, Athens, GA
• March 2015 – Wolf City, Annual Bulldog Inn Art Show, Athens, GA
• January/February 2015 – Prairie and River, Heirloom, Athens, GA
• November 2014 – 9×12, (two person show with Nick Madden), The 9 Ace Gallery, Atlanta, GA
• June/July 2014 – Animal/Domain, The World Famous, Athens, GA
• July/August 2012 – Untitled, Heirloom Cafe, Athens, GA
• March 2010 – Constructive Chromosomes, Flicker Theatre, Athens, GA
• May/June 2009 –Untitled, Chateau Elan Winery, Brasselton, GA
• January 2009 – Untitled, Electric Mustache Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
• November 2008 –Deliberate Acts of Randomness”, (two person Show with Jillian Guarco), Flicker, Athens, GA
• January/February 2008 – 50 Faces, Clayton St. Gallery, Athens, GA
• September 2007 – Contemporary Portraits, Five Star Day, Athens, GA
• August 2007 – Friends and Phantoms, Contemporary Arts Exchange, Macon, GA
• April 2007 – Portraits of a New South, Flicker Theatre, Athens, GA
• October – December 2003, Love, Leaving and Thieving, Synergy Studios, Shelby, NC
• August 2000 – Weird Calm, Cleveland County Arts Council, Shelby, NC
• February 1999 – The Valiant Few, Gallery Dodgé, San Francisco, CA
• October 1998 – House Painting, Pete’s Cafe, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
• March 2018 – TBD, Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA (Invitational)
• April – June 2017 – The New South II, Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA
• March – May 2017 – 33rd Juried Arts Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA
• September – December 2016 – Tiny Universe II, Hotel Indigo, Athens, GA (Invitational)
• March 2016 – Diamonds Are Forever, The Contemporary Art Museum of Leipzig
• May – October 2015 – Peaceable Kingdom, Gallery I, The Classic Center, Athens, GA (Invitational)
• May – October 2015 – Flight, Gallery II, The Classic Center, Athens, GA
• February 2015 – Love in All It’s Forms, The Artist Shop, Athens, GA
• December 2014 – 9th Annual Postcard Pinup Show, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, GA
• May 2014 – 2nd Annual Mystery Triennial, ATHICA, Athens, GA
• June 2013 – ATHICARDS, ATHICA, Athens, GA
• December 2011 – OCCUPY, ATHICA, Athens, GA
• September-October 2011 – Mystery Selections, ATHICA, Athens, GA
• October 2010 – Paper-azzi, Bottega Gallery, Wilmington, NC
• July 2010 – Hampton Gallery Local Artists Juried Exhibition, Hampton Gallery, Greensboro, GA
• March 2010 – Cycle Through, Youngblood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
• August 2009 – Hampton Gallery Local Artists Juried Exhibition, Hampton Gallery, Greensboro, GA
• August 2008 – ConTEXTualized, juried exhibition, Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA
• February 2008 – 33rd Juried Arts Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA
• November 2007 – Potraiture and Presence, juried exhibition, Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA
• August 2007 – A Collection of Work by a Collection of Friends, Youngblood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
• December 2006 – New Year’s Revolution II: Group Thought, Storehouse 10, Charleston, SC
• January 2002 – Painting II, juried exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE
• May 2001 – The Missing World, Piccolo Spoleto Festival, juried exhibition, Charleston, SC
• February 1998 – Hardcopy, City Picture Frame, San Francisco, CA

Bibliography
• Smith, Jessica: “Take a Trip to Bear Camp”, Flagpole Magazine, October 14th, 2015, http://flagpole.com/arts-culture/art-notes/2015/10/14/take-a-trip-to-bear-camp
• Frankoski, Emily: Artist Interview, Pif Magazine, September 2015, http://www.pifmagazine.com/2015/09/will-eskridge/
• ATHICA (Compiler), Detour Thru Your Mind: An Illustrated Peoples’ History of Athens, GA, 2015, p. 35
• Gallant, Andre: “Will Eskridge’s animal world opens at World Famous”, Athens Banner-Herald online, June 11th, 2014, http://onlineathens.com/marquee/2014-06-11/will-eskridges-animal-world-opens-world-famous
• Flagpole Magazine, Cover, vol. 25, August 3rd, 2011
• Janousek, Doug (Compiler), Home Cookin’ Illustrated, AuthorHouse 2008, p. 78-93
• Sale, Beth: Art Notes: Human and Kind, Flagpole Magazine, vol. 21, September 19th, 2007, p. 19
• Kovac, Jr., Joe: “Face Time: Powerful Portraits”, The Macon Telegraph, August 3rd, 2007, p. 5
• Flagpole Magazine, Cover, vol. 21, April 18th, 2007

Awards
• Purchase Award – 2015, Fine Arts For Ocala Art Festival
• Best Visual Artist – 2015, Athfest Artist’s Market
• Merit Award – 2010, Hampton Gallery Local Arts Exhibition
• Honorable Mention – 2009, Hampton Gallery Local Arts Exhibition
• Honorable Mention – 2003, 2000, 1997, 1995 Cleveland County Artists Exhibition
• Merit Award – 1995 Gaston County Art League Spring Exhibition
• Two Gold Keys – 1994 North Carolina Scholastic Awards
• Honorable Mention – 1992 Greensboro Talent Awards Show

Collections
   Public
• NBC Studios, Los Angeles, CA (set of The Carmichael Show)
• The World Famous, Athens, GA
• City of Watkinsville, GA
• Kings Mountain Animal Hospital, Kings Mountain, NC

   Private
• Works held in private collections in Athens, GA; Atlanta, GA;  Canton, GA;  Raleigh, NC;  Nashville, TN;  Tulsa, OK; San Francisco, CA;  Los Angeles, CA; Pasadena, CA; New York, NY; Hong Kong, China and Mont-Sure-Rolle, Switzerland

Born
Kings Mountain, North Carolina, August 2, 1976