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ERIKA KING BIO PAGE

NAME Erika King
RESIDENCE Coconut Grove, Florida
BIRTHDATE Mixed Media, Collage, Photographer
WEBSITE www.erikaking.com
EMAIL 305-448-1694

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Dwayne Wade

Dwayne Wade

Nostalgic Series

Nostalgic Series

University of Miami

University of Miami

Miami Heat

Miami Heat

 

ARTIST STATEMENT Erika King is a Miami based artist known for her corporate,
commemorative, sports and celebrity collages. Through
photographs and paint, Ms. King creates histories and events
into fine art in the form of collage on canvas. Her works are
collected worldwide.
Born in Philadelphia to a family of artists, she was educated in Germany, Switzerland, Paris and Spain. Her work has been exhibited throughout Europe as well as New York, San Francisco, Caracas and Miami. She lives and works out of her studio in Coconut Grove. 
RESUME Erika King’s corporate collages have been commissioned by American Express, Texaco, the United Way, Anheuser-Busch, Blockbuster Entertainment, AT&T Wireless, and AIG among many other Fortune 500 companies. She has created commemorative collages for the Miami Centennial, City National Bank, the Concert Association, World Trade Center, the Miami Heat, the NBA and the University of Miami, as well as commissions for the private collections of numerous well-known sports, music and political figures.
EDUCATION Earlham College Richmond, Indiana;
Kunstgewerbeschule, Lucerne, Switzerland;
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France.
SOLOANDGROUPEXHIBITS  

1964 Galeries des Jeunes, Paris
Olympics of Fine Arts, Paris (Merit Award)
1965 Casa de Cultura, Malaga
Galerie St. Georges Beirut
Galerie Anglada, Palma de Majorca
1966 Galeria el Bosco, Madrid
1967 Woodstock Gallery, London
1968 America Haus, Munich
1969 Longacre Gallery, New York
The Gallery, Provincetown
1970 Arlene Lind Gallery, San Francisco Discovery Gallery, San Francisco
1971 Gallery One, Coconut Grove
1972 The Lowe Museum Gallery, Coral Gables
Miami Art Center Annual Exhibition
Museum of Sciences Annual Invitational, Miami
1973 Miami Art Center Annual Exhibition
“Women Artists,” Miami
Pan-American Annual Exhibition (1st prize in painting
1974 Downtown Gallery, New Orleans
Metripolitan Museum and Art Center, Miami
1975 Hortt Memorial Annual Exhibition, Fort Lauderdale Museum
Miller and King Gallery, Coconut Grove
Society of the Four Arts Annual Exhibition, Palm Beach
1976 The Ridge Art Association, Winter Park
Florida Gulf Coast Annual Exhibition, Sarasota (Honorable Mention)
Professional Women Artists of Florida, Lowe Museum
Sala Mendoza, Caracas
1977 Metropolitan Museum and Art Center Annual Exbhibition
Hortt Memorial Exhibition, Fort Lauderdale Museum
“Nine Emerging Miami Artists,” Lowe Museum
1978 Hubris Gallery, New York
Galleries International, Winter Park
Rizzoli Galleries, Chicago
1979 “Paperworks,” Gallery 99, Bal Harbour
Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach (Honorable Mention)
Centro de Arte Alejandro Freites, Caracas
“Florida Series,” The Art Contact, Miami
1980 “Works on Paper,” Grove House (Merit Award)
“Vizcaya Series,” Viscaya Museum, Miami
1981 Gallery at Grove Isle, new collages and prints
1982 Meta Gallery, New York, prints and works on paper
University of Hawaii at Hilo, prints and works on paper
1983 “Artists Speak for Peace,” New World Center, Miami
Barbara Gillman Gallery, Group Show
“Miami Art,” Florida Gulf Coast Art Center
1984 “Time Out,” Tampa Museum
“Miami’s For Me,” Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami
“Works on Paper,” USA Today, Washington, D.C.
1985 Andrea Marquit Fine Art, New York
1986 Miami Dade Community College Group Exhibition
1987 Tishman-Speyer Exhibition, large works on canvas
1988 Nina Zubkova Fine Art, Group Exhibition
1989 World Executive Center, Group Exhibition
1990 “Currency” Series, collage on paper and canvas, Borders Gallery
1992 Margulies Taplin Gallery, Bal Harbor
1993 Sports and Entertainment Gallery, Los Angeles
2005 Fendi Casa, Miami
2007 Coconut Grove Gallery
2008 – 2012 Icon Art Images Gallery
2012 Jim Hunter Gallery

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