Eric Walton is a native of Brooklyn, New York and currently resides in Petersburg, Virginia. Eric was born into the art world. During his junior high and high school years, Eric worked for several art galleries throughout the New York City area as an intern learning the business of art. Eric attended Virginia State University where he studied Marketing. Eric is the Director of Walton Gallery, Inc., his family owned art gallery located in Petersburg, Virginia. As the gallery Director, Eric manages the day-to-day operations; which includes curating exhibitions for corporate clients. Eric holds a certificate of Museum Studies from John Tyler Community College, in Chester, Virginia.