Erika was born and raised in Eau Claire Wisconsin. She attended St. Olaf College and received her B.A. in studio art with distinction in May of 2016. During her undergrad she studied art abroad in Florence and New York City. Currently she is taking part in St. Olaf’s 5th year emerging artist program.
Erika Terwilliger works primarily in printmaking and ceramics crafting multi-work installations in these mediums. She is fascinated by the interaction between organic patterns of decay and human-made objects and structures. Her work uses time and labor intensive making processes to investigate these relationships between the human and natural, the organic and the inorganic.