Erica Licea-Kane

Exhibition installation view, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
Photo credit: Stewart Clements


Erica has had a long career as a studio artist and college art instructor, including 17 years as the Gallery Director at Wheelock College. She received her BFA at the Parsons School of Design, and her MFA at the Massachusetts College of Art, earning both degrees in the field of fine art, textiles. Erica has exhibited her work extensively throughout the United States and abroad.

Recent exhibitions of Erica’s work include The Krakorian Gallery at the Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester MA, The Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI, Site:Brooklyn, NY, Able Baker contemporary, Portland, ME, the Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, the Andrews Art Museum, Andrews, NC, the Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA and the Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA.

Erica has been the recipient of several grants and fellowships including the 2018 Artist Fellowship in Painting from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Blanche E. Colman award, the A.R.T Grant from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and a Regional Fellowship from the New England Foundation for the Arts of the National Endowment of the Arts.

Her work has been reviewed in several publications with recent coverage in the Portland Phoenix, the “Take” section in The Boston Globe, The Portland Press Herald and Take Magazine as well as past reviews in The Boston Globe Magazine, The Boston Herald, Surface Design Journal and several of the Lark Publications, Fiberarts Design Book, #’s 3, 4, 6 editions. Currently she is a visiting lecturer at several institutions in the Boston area.

Erica is represented by SJ Art Consulting in Haverhill, MA.


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