Eric Telchin (born December 4, 1978) is an American author/artist, best known for his Boy Sees Hearts project, which showcases photographs of naturally occurring heart shapes. His book, See a Heart, Share a Heart was published by Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group on December 6, 2012.
While hosting a party in 2009, Eric Telchin photographed a heart-shaped puddle of melted ice cream on his kitchen counter. He began capturing more naturally occurring hearts with his iPhone. In 2010, he launched Boy Sees Hearts, a project showcasing the thousands of unaltered heart photos. In December, 2012, Dial Books for Young Readers (an imprint of the Penguin Young Readers Group) published his book, See a Heart, Share a Heart, a 48-page picture book featuring 214 of images from Telchin’s collection, paired with loose, interpretive text.