Erika Ranee received her MFA in painting from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Painting and has attended the Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) seminar program at the Bronx Museum, as well as the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She was an AIRspace resident at Abrons Arts Center, 2009/10, and was awarded a studio grant from THe Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, 2011/12. Her work has been exhibited widely in New York: at the Bronx Museum, THe Last Brucennial, The Parlour Bushwick, BravinLee Programs, Storefront Ten Eyck, FiveMyles, TSA Gallery, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, and MAW Gallery. In early 2018 her work was featured in a group exhibition at the Southampton Arts Center, Long Island, NY. In the summer of 2018 her work was featured in concurrent group shows at Geoffrey Young Gallery in Great Barrington, MA; at Lesley Heller Gallery, at Klaus von Nichtsaggend Gallery and at Freight+Volume--as well as 2 concurrent solo exhibitions at Ground Floor Gallery and BRIC/Project Room. In early 2019 her work was featured in a solo show at Lesley Heller Gallery/Project Space and recently in a group shows at Freight+Volume, NYC and at Wild Palms in Dusseldorf, Germany. Her work has been mentioned in several publications including The New York Times, San Fransisco Chronicle and Artforum. She lives and works in New York.