Erica lives with her husband Dennis Lanson in Gloucester, MA and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico


 
Erica, who is British born, received her MFA from the Royal, College of Art, London. She has lived in the U.S. since 1984 and in Massachusetts since 1995. Her most recent solo exhibition was "Dialogues With Mother Earth"at the Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA in February 2013. Her solo exhibition, "Interplay: An Artist's Dialogue with Photography" showed at Clark Gallery in 2008; the Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, GA; and the Olin College Fine Art Gallery in Needham, MA. Her most significant solo exhibitions have been at the University of Denver in 1999; Phyllis Kind Gallery in Chicago in 1995; Sherry Frumkin Gallery in 1993 and Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum in 1989. In 2006 drawings were included in "Art on
Paper" at University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She has contributed to several exhibitions at the William Havu Gallery in Denver and has exhibited at the Newton Free Library; the New Art Center, Newton; Brandeis University; Gordon College and the Royal College of Art in London.

Erica's first solo show was at the Arts Council of Great Britain's AIR Gallery in London in 1981. In 1984 she received a Welsh Arts Council Special Project grant in support of a residency at the MacDowell Colony. She became a U.S. resident in 1985 and a citizen in 2006. Significant museum exhibitions include Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum; Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy; National Museum of Wales; Institute of Contemporary Art, London and the Royal Academy of Art, London. In 2008 her drawing "Interplay: Carafe" was purchased by the British Museum. She received fellowships at Virginia Center for Creative Arts in 2006 and 2005. Since 1995 Erica has taught at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Dialogues With Mother Earth has received support from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Berkshire Taconic Foundation.