Born in Mex city, in a bicultural, unconventional family. His mother was German and his father, born in San Miguel de Allende, was a composer and the leading member of a musical family that travelled around the world. Erik was born in the heart of the entertainment industry, with early appearances in Theater and TV, then professionally trained as an actor in UNAM (Universidad Autónoma de México - CUT).
His photography work started shooting Opera productions and contemporary dance projects in the early 90´s and since then, he has covered a wide range of fields or photography genres, including still photography in film productions, artists portraits, fashion and architecture. Street or documentary photography is one of his favorite missions,
Currently, Erik has been focusing in developing different personal projects as a visual artist in collaboration with other creative professionals, while attending a flourishing commercial career.