Over the last two decades, Eric I. Hornak-Spoutz has specialized in the representation of American, European, and Asian art, particularly that of the second half of the twentieth-century. His areas of expertise include Modern, Postwar, Pop, Photorealism, Hyperrealism, Magic Realism, Neo-Expressionism, and Graffiti.​ He has advised countries, states, museums, corporations, foundations, and private collectors on fine art and archival acquisitions.
 

A resident of Auburn Hills, Michigan, Mr. Hornak-Spoutz is currently a student at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. He is earning a Bachelor of General Studies degree with concentrations in General Business & Historical Studies, with a minor in English. He is scheduled for graduation in July 2021, and will continue in August 2021 at the Horace Rackham Graduate School at The University of Michigan to earn dual master degrees in American Culture & Arts Administration with a concentration in Museum and Visual Arts.

 

Formerly Mr. Hornak Spoutz has earned academic credits at Macomb Community College in Clinton Township, Michigan where he engaged in general studies; Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan where he studied art history & history; Colorado State University-Pueblo where he studied social sciences & English; and Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado where he studied social sciences and holds undergraduate certificates in Legal Studies & Employment Law. He also holds certificates from California State University-Monterey Bay in Legal Assistant Science & Legal Investigation Science.


In April 2020, Mr. Hornak-Spoutz was appointed as the Vice President of a large fine art consultancy based in the New York Metropolitan Area.

 

Robert King Wittman (left), founding Special Agent of the FBI's Art Crime Team & New York Times Bestselling Author; and Eric Ian Hornak Spoutz (right) pictured during a professional collaboration on art fraud education & prevention in Philadelphia, November 2020.

Eric I. Hornak-Spoutz lecturing at the Washington County Museum in 2013