Erika Cholich 

Artist Profile

Erika Cholich is a local Sydney artist who has been exhibited as Finalist in the 2019 Archibald Prize Exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW. She has been a regular finalist in the Hunters Hill Art Prize, Burwood Art Prize and the Camden Art Prize.

Erika works in oil paint directly from life, primarily in the still-life and portraiture genres. She describes her practice of engaging with the subject as an important aspect of her creative process. "Working from life forces the artist to contend with limitations and is experiential and transient in nature. Outcomes are dependent on 'real-time' factors." notes Erika, and  she  "is interested in capturing life and translating its intangible energy onto canvas".

She employs a combination of technical skill, with intuitive mark making, "always searching for a balance of the known and the perceived".

Erika was born in Cleveland, Ohio (USA) completing both her undergrad and graduate work in the area before living around the world and settling in Sydney.

Solo Exhibitions:

2020      Gilded Perceptions Iron Bark Gallery - Strathfield Library & Innovation Hub, Sydney, NSW
               Intrinsic Rhythms, The New Artisans Gallery, Milsons Point, Sydney, NSW


 

Group Exhibitions (Recent)

2020       Collector's Choice 2020, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW
                Christmas Exhibition, New Artisans Gallery, Lavender Bay, Sydney, NSW
                Project Gallery 90
2019       Finalist Exhibition, Archibald Prize 2019, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
                Primavera Line, New Artisans Gallery, Lavender Bay, Sydney, NSW
                Collector's Choice 2019, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW
                Playtime, New Artisans Gallery, Lavender Bay, Sydney, NSW
2018       Annual Spring Exhibition, Royal Art Society, Lavender Bay, Sydney, NSW
2019, 17      Finalist Exhibition, Camden Art Prize, Camden Civic Centre, NSW
2019, 17      Finalist Exhibition, Burwood Art Prize , Burwood Community Hub, Sydney, NSW
2019, 16     Finalist Exhibition, Hunters Hill Art Prize, Hunters Hill Town Hall, Sydney, NSW


Awards and Prizes

2019      Best in Category Award, Camden Art Prize, Camden Civic Centre, NSW 

2019      Highly Commended Award, Burwood Art Prize, Burwood Community Hub, Sydney, NSW.

Collections

Private Collections

Australia , USA, Canada and Internationally.

Showing all 6 results

$3,500

Ne Me Quitte Pas, 2020

$2,000

The Teddy Bear Banksia, 2021

Out of stock
SOLD

A Spring Breeze, 2020

Out of stock
SOLD

Watering Hope, 2020

Out of stock
SOLD

Promises of Spring, 2020

Out of stock
SOLD

Winter Pickings, 2020