Erica Molesworth is an artist working across video, installation and other forms. She is interested in landscapes that integrate the natural and artificial, and their symbiotic relationship with human economies. She was born in Sydney, Australia, completed undergraduate studies in Media Arts at the University of Sydney, and an MFA in 2015 at the California College of the Arts (CCA). Erica has exhibited widely in Australia and in the United States, including at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, in the John Fries Memorial Prize and Firstdraft in Sydney, Channels Video Festival in Melbourne, Southern Exposure, SOMArts, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography and the University of Nevada. She is currently in-residence at New York Art Residency & Studios (NARS) Foundation and will be at Lighthouse Works in May/June 2019. She was a resident at Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) and a YBCA fellow in 2017-18, and has received an Australian Postgraduate Award, a CCA graduate merit scholarship and teaching fellowship, and the Australia Council's ArtStart grant. She is visiting faculty at CCA and SFAI, has given visiting artist lectures at Stanford, BAVC and the Living Room Light Exchange, and been an artist-in-residence at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, CA and at Hill End, Australia. She is also a founding member of Oakland's all women/nonbinary art space CTRL+SHFT Collective (

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