Philadelphia based muralist and glass artist Eric Okdeh began creating public art in 1998. After receiving his BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art, Eric focused on socially engaged public art exclusively. Eric has facilitated art and mural making workshops in a wide array of communities including with teens and adults, incarcerated men, and people in recovery programs. Over the past few years, institutions, city governments, and organizations around the country have hired Eric to consult on projects in their cities. Eric has over 150 public art commissions throughout the northeast as well as murals in Hawaii, Spain, Jordan, and Norway. He is proud to have created public art with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, as well as multiple Percent for Art programs and other public art organizations throughout the US and the world. His work is featured in seven books about public art.