Eric Gottshall is an Artist and Designer whos practice revolves around a primary question: who are the gatekeepers to current innovation? All too often, design measures are created without the consultation of those being designed for, resulting in products & initiatives not optimized for their intended use. Concurrently, Eric also assumes a critical eye at systems built on user input, examining all aspects of resulting benefits and consequences. Eric is currently receiving his MFA in Design at the Mason Gross School for Art and Design at Rutgers University.