Eric Simmons is a visual artist, writer, and musician living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He was born in Georgia and half-raised in the disreputable county of Rockdale. In 1983, at the age of 5 and with the help of his older brother he recorded his first comedy special, Eric's Comedy Show, recorded with a boombox from RadioShack and a boombox from Sears. In 2011 he received his BFA in Printmaking and Book Arts from the University of Georgia. After that, he moved to New York where he lives and works.