Please join us in celebrating the work of Erika Woods, award-winning calligrapher and graphic designer. Born in Vienna, Austria, she received her degree from the Vienna Institute of Fashion Design. Well versed in the fundamentals of calligraphy and graphic design, she brings to her work a unique blend of innovation and artistic creativity, heavily influenced by her spirituality as well as her love for and appreciation of nature in all its forms. She approaches lettering as an art form combining calligraphy with watercolor and mixed media techniques.
Erika is a charter member of the Calligraphy Guild of Indiana. She was a long time faculty member at the Indianapolis Art Center and was the 2009 Instructor of the Year. She has had two national travel exhibits and has shown her work at numerous art fairs including Carmel and Broadripple and at the Carmel Gallery, ArtSplash, for 8 years. Accolades include multiple Indiana State Fair blue ribbons along with two Governor’s Choice awards and her work has been accepted for a show at the National Cathedral.