Erica graduated from Parsons the New School for Design, NYC in 2007 with a BFA in Illustration. During her undergrad education she studied painting at Lorenzo De Medici in Florence, Italy.
After graduating she began painting portraits and murals on commission and created an after school program teaching the art of mural making to inner city youth.
Erica received her Masters in the Arts of Teaching in 2011 and became the Art Director at the American School of Yaounde in Cameroon, West Africa. There, she implemented "The Meaningful Mural Project" painting a mural at Foyer de l'Esperance Orphanage.
Erica is currently based in New York City, teaching at The Riverside School for Makers and Artists.