Erica Shires
Posted on September 9, 2017 by erica on Uncategorized



Erica Shires is a photographer and motion artist. She received her BFA in Media Arts /Art History from Pratt Institute and lives in Brooklyn, NY. Shires’ work has been featured in Foto8, Suddeutsche Zeitung Magazin and Communication Arts. She has exhibited in New York and Europe.





2001 BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2000 George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, Wet-plate (collodion) photography



2017 Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn NY, Visiting Artist



2015 The Photographic Nude, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR

2014 Rising Waters 2.0, The City Museum of NY, New York, NY

2011 Living Arrangements, Spring, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Inconvenient Youth, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Detroit, MI

2009 The Foto8 Summer Show, HOST Gallery, London, UK

BOVA Images Festival, Palazzo Mesiani-Mazzacuva, Bova, RC, Italy

2007 Options within Realism, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York City, NY

2006 Topography of Light, Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY

Chick Flick, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

Women in Perspective, Bredene, Belgium

Depth of Field, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Foto2005 Antwerp, windows along Kammenstraat, Antwerp, Belgium

Women in Perspective, Ravenstein gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Recontres d’Arles, Hype Gallery, Arles, France

Fotofestiwal, LDK, Lodz, Poland

Brooklyn Underground Film Festival, Brooklyn Lyceum, Brooklyn, NY

2004 1st Annual Alternative Processes Competition, October, Soho Photo, New York City, NY

Ladyfest East’s Square Pegs, June, Projection at Walker Street, New York City, NY

4th National Juried Exhibition, February, Stepping Stone Gallery, Huntington, NY

2002 76th Annual International Competition, March / May, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA



Communication Arts, Menlo Park, CA, January 2014

Portfolio ShowCase Volume 5, Center for Fine Art Photography, 2012

American Photography #21, #24, #26, Amilus Inc., New York, NY, 2005, 2008, 2010, Dec 2009

Foto8, London, UK, pp 48-61, Nov 2009

Shots Magazine, Issue #98, Minneapolis, MN, Dec 2008

PDN 30 vnu publishing, New York, NY, March 2008

Communication Arts, Menlo Park, CA, May 2007

PDN 30, vnu publishing, New York, NY, March 2006

76th Annual International Competition, March / May, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2002



2014 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2011 FH Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

2009 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2007 Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2006 PDN 30, School of Visual Arts, NYC. Moderator: Holly Stuart Hughes



Grand Prize for Video, Maine Media, 2014

Curator’s Choice for Video, Maine Media, 2014

Portfolio Showcase 5, Center For Fine Art Photography, Juror: Chris Pilcher 2011

American Photography #21, #24, #28

PX3 2009, 2010

PDN 30 2006



AD Council, American Red Cross, Arjo Wiggins, Euro RSCG, Kodak, Nike, Nivea, New York Magazine,

PwC, Saatchi and Saatchi Healthcare.