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Artist Erika Rier hails from the west coast of the USA, creating powerful artwork inspired by the struggles of everyday life.
Written by Amelia Gregory
Portland based Erika Rier is a multi disciplinary artist with a unique vision. I am so glad she entered my colouring book open brief, with an amazing and unusual narrative artwork based on the struggle of womankind. Here she talks about her inspiration, how language and place informs her art, and the joy of homeschooling her daughter.
How did you find the colouring book open brief and why did you decide to enter your work?
I've been following Amelia's Magazine for ages and had been wanting to contribute to an open brief for some time but the timing was always off. I'd even got a sketch together for the That Which We Do Not Understand brief but was in the middle of a time sensitive project that prevented me from getting my submission done. When I saw the colouring book brief I was so excited. I swear I get at least 2 messages a week from people asking that I do a colouring book. I haven't had time to draw a whole… read more