Erica Molesworth

Erica Molesworth is an artist working across video, installation and other forms. She is interested in landscapes that integrate the natural and artificial, and their symbiotic relationship with human economies. She was born in Sydney, Australia, completed undergraduate studies in Media Arts at the University of Sydney, and an MFA in 2015 at the California College of the Arts (CCA). Erica has exhibited widely in Australia and in the United States, including at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, in the John Fries Memorial Prize and at Firstdraft Sydney, Southern Exposure, SOMArts, 2291 3rd St, and the University of Nevada. She received an Australian Postgraduate Award, a CCA graduate merit scholarship, the Australia Council's ArtStart grant and is currently on faculty as a Teaching Fellow at CCA. She has given visiting artist lectures at Stanford, CCA and SFAI, and been an artist-in-residence at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, CA and at Hill End, Australia. She has also written on the arts for Australian publications such as ArtsHub and Das Platforms and is a founding member of Oakland's all-female art space CTRL+SHFT Collective.