self portrait, march 2018


Erik Sean Bustamante Sanchez (Shoalwater bay / Chinook / Mexican)

Born in Yuma, Arizona in 1989, Sanchez was raised in the Imperial Valley where he graduated high school in Brawley, California in 2007. Continuing his education in film at Scottsdale Community College until taking an internship in Marseille, France in 2013 working alongside a design firm. Sanchez graduated from Everett Community College where he got a degree in Fine Art Photography in the Summer of 2018 and is furthering on with a B.A. in Cinematic and Performance Art at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Sanchez has been displayed at Russell Day Gallery and The Schack in Everett, Wa, The Imperial Valley Kayak Club and The Carmen Durazo Cultural Arts Center in Southern California and Old Dirty Design in Marseille, France