Erika Ranee is a painter and received her MFA from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Painting and 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 2009/10 Artist-in-Residence at the Abrons Arts Center, and was awarded a studio grant from The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, 2011/12. Her work has been shown in several exhibitions: at The Bronx Museum, in The Last Brucennial/2014, The Parlour Bushwick; at BravinLee Programs and in a recent solo debut at LMAKgallery. Her work has been featured at the Geoffrey Young Gallery in Great Barrington, MA. in the fall of 2016 her work was featured in concurrent shows at Storefront Ten Eyck and FiveMyles Gallery, both in Brooklyn. Two final group exhibitions in Bushwick rounded out the year in December, 2016 at Tiger Strikes Asteroid gallery (TSA/NY) and at David&Schweitzer Contemporary (the latter can stil be viewed through January 15, 2017). She lives and works in New York.