Erik Madigan Heck

Ph: Erik Madigan Heck | Erik Madigan Heck


Erik Madigan Heck, winner of the prestigious 2013 ICP
Infinity Award in the Applied/Fashion/Advertising
photography, creates photos and films that explore
the intersections among fashion, painting, and
classical portraiture, a unique creative vision that he
has brought to advertising and editorial clients
ranging from BMW, Levi's, and Eres to Vanity Fair, W,
The New York Times, Time and The New Yorker.

Erik is the youngest photographer in the history of
Neiman Marcus to photograph their legendary "Art of
Fashion" portfolio, a campaign for which he also
created 3 accompanying short films. "Erik Madigan
Heck's work blurs the lines between photography and
art," Eddie Nunns, VP of Neiman Marcus
brand creative, said when the campaign debuted, "and
through his illustrative approach he created stunning
images that differentiate this campaign from any

Despite his young age—he turned 30 in 2013—Erik
has collaborated with some of the fashion industry's
most exclusive designers: Ann Demeulemeester,
Haider Ackermann, Comme des Garçons, Rochas,
Giambattista Valli, Kenzo, Mary Katrantzou, and the
Row, among others. "I have been fortunate to work
with my favorite designers on a personal level," notes
Erik, who in 2012 was singled out as one of the top
six "exhilarating new talents" by W and the
International Center of Photography in the The Shot

Born in Excelsior in 1983, to Croatian and Northern
Irish parents, Erik earned his MFA in Photography and
Film Related Studies in 2009 from Parsons School of
Design in New York City, where he currently lives and
works. He is a continuing guest lecturer in the
graduate and undergraduate programs at the School
of Visual Arts and is the creative director of the
semiannual art journal Nomenus Quarterly.

In 2011, Erik was named to Forbes magazine's
prestigious "30 Under 30: Art & Design" list and to the
PDN30 list.


Siren Song
Harper's Bazaar UK (Editorial)
published: March 2017
Harper's Bazaar UK February 2017 Covers
Harper's Bazaar UK (Magazine Cover)
published: February 2017
Lady Dada
Harper's Bazaar UK (Editorial)
published: November 2016
Fall's Bloom
New York Magazine (Editorial)
published: 09/05/2016
Paper Magazine September 2016 Covers
Paper Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: September 2016
Jorya A/W 2016
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2016
A Fresh Look At Fashion
Harper's Bazaar UK (Editorial)
published: August 2016
Harper's Bazaar UK August 2016 Cover
Harper's Bazaar UK (Magazine Cover)
published: August 2016
Harper's Bazaar UK July 2016 Covers
Harper's Bazaar UK (Magazine Cover)
published: July 2016
Last Night I Dreamed I Went To Manderley...
Harper's Bazaar UK (Editorial)
published: July 2016

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