Biography

E.K. Huckaby (b. 1957 in Thomaston, Georgia) lives and works in Brooks, Georgia. He attended the Atlanta College of Art, graduating with a BFA in 1991. Huckaby has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants including the Working Artist Project of MOCA GA. His work has been featured in many group and solo exhibitions, including shows at the Poem 88 Gallery, the High Museum of Art, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, and MOCA GA. Huckaby is admired for his unusual techniques and use of media. Just a few of the subjects his work include: funereal displays, carefully wrapped and tied parcels, eyeglass lenses, taxidermy, incandescent bulbs, foundlings, bird cages, flower petals, wedding cakes, paint chips, a collections of private correspondence, postage stamps, firecrackers, hospital rooms, seed packets, light fixtures, and precious heirlooms. His work is collected nationwide.

Individual works in the MOCA GA Permanent Collection: