Erik Madigan Heck is an American photographer, a U.S. correspondent for A Magazine, and the founder editor of Nomenus Quarterly. He is also the youngest person to photograph Neiman Marcus’ prestigious “Art of Fashion” campaign, which he shot in 2012.

In its April 2011 issue, Photo District News magazine named Heck one of the 30 “new and emerging photographers to watch.”

Heck was born in Excelsior, Minnesota. Heck was exposed to art and museums in Minneapolis from an early age by his parents and he began photographing at the age of 14. In 2002, as a senior in high school, Heck received the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Scholastic Art Awards Gold Medal for his work in photography.