Having not picked up a pencil or paintbrush since kindergarten, a temporary move to US in 2014 set Erin on her artistic path. By chance, she rented an apartment down the road from the Art League of Alexandria. She decided to take a weekend drawing workshop on a whim, and left 2 days later with a new obsession. Since then, she has filled every free moment with classes, workshops, and independent practice in an effort to further her understanding of contemporary realism and the human form. She has studied with Ted Reed, Robert Liberace, Dan Thompson, Teresa Oaxaca, Jin Chung, and Jackie Saunders, among others.
Currently based in Canberra, Australia, Erin works primarily in oil and drawing media, and is fascinated by the moment when patches of line, shape and colour morph into the illusion of reality, and the role of gesture in portraiture. She accepts commissions (please get in touch via the contact form!).
In her spare time, Erin is a project manager and engineer with a background in physics, as well as an accomplished photographer.