Erika Ranee is a painter and received her MFA from the University of California, Berkeley. She has exhibited at the Arlington Arts Center, and the SALTWORKS Gallery in the group show "Elsewhere" curated by artist Shinique Smith. Her paintings were featured in a one-person show "Sweet Talk" at the Slate Gallery in Brooklyn, NY and in the AIRspace show at Abrons Arts Center. A recipient of the NYFA fellowship for painting, Erika has attended the Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) seminar program at the Bronx Museum, as well as the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She was a 2009/2010 Artist-in-Residence at the Abrons Arts Center, and was awarded a studio fellowship from the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation 2011/2012.