Erick is a self-taught painter. His main inspiration is from his home town, San Cristóbal de las Casas, and his grandmother, who was a village healer. His work focuses on personal stories and political issues. His chosen colour palette and patterns reference the floor of his grandmother’s house where he grew up. Erick’s work is being rapidly recognized in Mexico and internationally, in the past couple of years he has exhibited his work all over Mexico and in internationally galleries in Ecuador, Canada and the Philippines.