Erica Eriksdotter's Profile
I’m Erica Eriksdotter, a Swedish-born; Washington-DC based artist inspiring joy with colorful modern art and portraits. I want to make people happier and inspire them with my pieces. Each painting has a force of its own, and through this energy, I endeavor to make the world a better place. Painting has always been a part of my life – I sold my first painting at the age of 10 in Sweden. I came to the U.S. in 2000 to study communications at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and have since done PR for large agencies and corporations while running my studio. I remain very much connected to Sweden as I still have family and close friends there, and I try to go back every year.
What’s behind Eriksdotter? I was born with the last name Larsson, but one day my sisters and I decided to honor our dad and change our name to Eriksdotter, which means “Erik’s daughter” in Swedish. I’ve always felt...
- Joined November 5, 2009