Erica Norelius (b.1981) lives and works in El Cerrito, California. She studied at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, earning her BFA in 2008. Shortly after school, Erica was named on of “21 artists under 31,” in Southwest Art’s Magazine, and most recently in 2015, Erica was awarded 2nd honors at the Portrait Society of America’s prestigious International competition. Her numerous group exhibitions include the Oil Painters of America National and Regional shows, Jack Richeson Gallery in Kimberly Wisconsin, Lovetts Gallery in Tulsa, and Studio Gallery in San Francisco. Public Collections include Cornell University, Disney Tokyo, and the Hyatt in Times Square. Erica is currently represented by Lovetts Gallery, in Tulsa, Oklahoma and aMFa gallery in Orinda, California.