Phone: (313) 598-2050
Social: @erikpaulhoward

Based in Detroit, Michigan. Documenting human interest and themes of community formed around shared needs and passions.


Erik Paul Howard is a photographer as well as co-founder of Inside Southwest Detroit, Young Nation, and The Alley Project in southwest Detroit.  He combines his passions for youth and community development with his love of photography.  Through cultural and place-based activities such as lowriding and street art, Erik has been building with neighbors and youth in southwest Detroit for over 20 years.  

Erik’s photography documents his and others' personal relationships and interactions in community. It captures the excitement of people in processes of development, discovery, and general life experiences.

Photograph by Jenna Belevender

Photograph by Jenna Belevender