Erika Manning is a multi - media visual artist and educator residing in Midcoast Maine.  She shows her work in the New England area, and has gallery representation at Casco Bay Artisans in Portland, ME and Art3 Gallery in Manchester NH.  Erika teaches courses at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, ME and through other organizations in New England on unleashing one’s creativity and the traditional studio arts.   She was an artist-in- residence at The Downtown Studio in Rockland, ME, as well as Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg PA.  Recently she participated in The Yellow Chair Artist Salon Residency based in NYC.  In 1993 Erika received a BFA from The Art Institute of Boston with a focus on printmaking and sculpture.

Solo Exhibitions

2019  Color, Zoot, Camden, ME
          Selections From The Harbor Series, Dwelling in Maine, Camden, ME
          Abstractions, Center Pilates, Rockport, ME
2018  New Works, The Art Loft, Rockland, ME
          Pop Up!, Maine Art Hill, Kennebunk, ME
2017  New Abstractions, Center for Health and Healing, Rockland, ME
          Conversations On A Process, Cofrin Gallery, Mercersburg PA
          Conversations On A Process (Revisited), Zoot, Camden, ME
2011  Musings (Revisited),  Zoot, Camden, ME
2009  Musings On 2009, The Badger, Union, ME
2003  Selections From The Devil’s Bedsheets, Gallery 407, Rockland, ME
          Almost Abstract, Stadler Gallery, Kingfield, ME
1999  New Abstractions, New Hampton School, New Hampton, NH

Group Exhibitions

2021  Color, Maine Art, Kennebunk, ME
          Out of The Box, Art3 Gallery, Manchester, NH
          Abstract!, River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta, ME
          Artful Escapes, Art3 Gallery, Manchester, NH
          Yellow Chair and Friends, Virtual Artsy Show
2020  Simple Pleasures, Art3 Gallery, Manchester, NH
          New Beginnings, CPL/KCAS virtual show, Camden, ME
2019  Fall Back, Art3 Gallery, Manchester, NH
          Women Of Casco Bay, Casco Bay Artisans, Portland, ME
          Art Heals, Wellness Designed, Camden, ME
2018  Selections From The Gallery, Casco Bay Artisans, Portland, ME
2017  Linear Style, NoRo Gallery,Rockland, ME
2010  44N 64W Radius Belfast, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, ME
2007  Distaff, Judith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor, ME
2007  LSC Invitational, Lincoln Street Center, Rockland, ME
2006  LSC Invitational, Lincoln Street Center, Rockland, ME
2005  LSC Invitational, Lincoln Street Center, Rockland, ME
2004  LSC Invitational, Lincoln Street Center, Rockland, ME
2004  Show Your Friends, Lincoln Street Center, Rockland, ME
2003  Culture, Traveling UMVA Show, Searsmont & Ellsworth ME
          Musings, Gallery 407, Rockland, ME
          Selections From UMVA, The Gallery at the Barn, Waldoboro, ME
2001  Selections From The Devil’s Beedsheets, St. George Pottery, Saint George, ME
1995  Duplicity Of Multitudinous Sin, The Artist Eye Gallery, Hampton, NH
1995  Student Printmakers, Wheeler Gallery, UMass at Amherst, MA
1993  Student Printmakers, The Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA
1992  Student Printmakers, The Copley Society, Boston, MA
1991  Student Sculptors, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT
1989  Printmakers Invitational, Guilford Arts and Crafts Society, Guilford, CT

Collections

The Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA
Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT

Artist In Residence

2018  The Downtown Studio, Rockland, ME
2017  Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA

Artist Residency

2020  The Yellow Chair Salon, Virtual Residency, NY, NY

Teaching

Pre Pandemic: Farnsworth Art Museum, Knox County Art Society, Mercersburg Academy, The Downtown Studio, Blue Crow Studio, Sierra Club, Family Council Services of Maine, Partners in Ending Hunger

Education

1993  BFA, The Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA