Erik studied traditional drawing and painting at Art Center College of Design, graduating with distinction in 1990.
Erik Tiemens is known internationally as a painter of fine landscapes. His work has been shown in galleries and exhibitions around the world. He worked as a Concept Design Supervisor on Star Wars Episode 2 & 3. Awards include Honorary Emmy for matte painting on ‘Young Indiana Jones’ series, Emmy nomination for designing the opening of Star Trek’s 'Voyager’ TV series, and part of the Oscar winning effects team on both ‘Jurassic Park’, and ‘Forrest Gump’, working as a concept artist.
Erik's contribution is a gouache masterpiece which has impressed absolutely everyone who touched the sketchbook.