Erica is a visual artist based in the Canberra region, living in rural NSW.
Her practice spans from traditional and photographic print media and drawing to experimental digital platforms using frontier scientific visualisation software. Since 2006 she has been an artist and resident researcher at the ANU Department of Applied Mathematics and Vizlab, NCI.
Notably, Erica's work 'Metamorphosis' 2016, won the 2018 Waterhouse Natural Science Art prize; In 2017 Erica was awarded the Capital Arts Patrons Fellowship, and in 2015 her work, 'Virtual Life' 2014 won the Inaugural Paramor Prize: Art + Innovation Casula Powerhouse Art Centre, Liverpool, NSW
Erica’s PhD GROW: experiencing Nature in the Fifth Dimension is a practice-led research project investigating time-resolved (4D) micro-X-ray Computed Tomography through immersive stereoscopic digital projection installations and 3D printing.
She is currently an academic at the ANU School of Art & Design, undertaking the role of Head of Foundation Studies, Convener of Graduate Studies Coursework for Visual Arts, Design and Art History and Curatorship, and teaches for The Centre for Art History and Art Theory.
In May 2017 Erica was re-elected to the board of Megalo Print Studio & Gallery. Traditionally trained in a print making and drawing, Erica is a proud member of Megalo and continues to be passionate about working in the Megalo studios, she has taken up many different roles as an exhibiting artist, a tutor, a staff member, and have been twice an artist in resident, and was previously a board member (from 2007) and Chair of the Board, (2010 - 2014).
In June 2018 Erica was elected to the ANAT Board of Directors, the Australian Network for Art & Technology. She was a 2010 recipient of the ANAT Synapse Residency, and continued her support of ANAT as a Selection Committee Panel Member for the Synapse Residency for the past three years.