Erika Martinez (b. 1983)

 Although often figurative in nature, Erika Martinez’ work features a flatness of space first espoused by Picasso. Her portrait paintings sport a vibrant palette that seems to blast the image off of any intended picture plane.

 // Erika’s available work //

recent exhibition history

Hanging On a Thread: Fiber Art From NIAD Art Center // Contra Costa County McBrien Administrative Building Martinez 2017

We Can Do It! 2 // Hurwich Library, Alliant University San Francisco 2017

Creature Feature // organized by John Casey NIAD Art Center 2017

Curious Weave // organized by Ramekon O’Arwisters NIAD Art Center 2016

Cities In Mind // organized by Kathleen King NIAD Art Center 2016

Erica Martinez // NIAD Art Center 2016

Mayor Tom Butt Selects The Art Of NIAD// Richmond Mayor’s Suite Richmond 2016

We Can Do It! // Hurwich Library, Alliant University San Francisco 2015

Welcome To My World // organized by Chris Ashley NIAD Art Center 2015

Absence of Deliberate Silence // organized by Lacey Haslam NIAD Art Center 2015

Wrapped Up In Your: NIAD’s Quilts // NIAD Art Center 2015

Telling It Slant // organized by Courtney Eldridge Richmond Art Center 2015

Making Friends // organized by John Casey NIAD Art Center 2015

City In Motion // NIAD Art Center 2014

Check Your Head: Some Figurative Work // NIAD Art Center 2013

Where Have All The People Gone? // organized by Amy Miller Village Theatre Art Gallery Danville 2013

Yes To The Dress // organized by Peter Gravener NIAD Art Center 2013

You Are Here // organized by Robert Wuilfe NIAD Art Center 2013