Eric Shiner is the director of the Andy Warhol Museum.  He attended the University of Pittsburgh where he studied the history of art and architecture and Japanese.  He attended graduate school at Osaka University in Japan, where he earned his Masters in the History of Art. Eric's love for Pittsburgh brought him back to his home town after his years in Japan.  He looks to Pittsburgh as a base of innovation and industry, a canvas on which to study the melding of science and art.