Erika b Hess

Erika b Hess is a painter,  Artistic Director of Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution and creator of the art podcast- I Like Your Work.  Hess’s work has been exhibited nationally, including in NYC, Brooklyn, Detroit, L.A., Boston, and Philadelphia. Recent solo exhibitions include Marietta College (Marietta, OH). Recent group exhibitions include First Street Gallery, NYC, NY; Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; MASH Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Contemporary Art Matters, Columbus, OH; and Bomb Factory, London, England. 

Hess has been featured in various publications, including Art New England, ArtScope, AllSHEMakes, Boston University CFA Alumni Magazine, and Visionary Art Magazine, among others. Hess has curated and juried many exhibitions, publications, and awards, including Create Magazine, Friend of the Artist, Cambridge Art Association (Cambridge, MA), Gallery 263 (Cambridge, MA), AllSheMakes, Arts to Hearts, Riffe Gallery (Columbus, OH), and she has served on panels at SCOPE (Miami), Cleveland Institute of Art, and Boston University. She frequently lectures at colleges and universities, including Wellesley University, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, The University of Montana, Missouri State University, Eastern Michigan University, and many others. 


Hess maintains an active studio practice in Columbus, OH, and in Long Island City in New York, where she keeps a selected inventory of work. She is represented by Contemporary Art Matters in Columbus, OH. Hess received her MFA from Boston University.

Hess received her MFA from Boston University.

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