Erika Lynne Hanson is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and educator whose work is rooted in textile practices. The projects range from video to participatory public installations that actively engage with the notion of landscape. Currently Associate Professor of textiles / socially engaged practices at Arizona State University, Hanson received her MFA from California College of the Arts, and a BFA in Fiber from The Kansas City Art Institute. Her work has been exhibited at spaces that range from Form + Concept in Santa Fe, to Field Projects in NYC, to the Tucson Museum of Art. Additionally, Hanson has participated in residency programs such as The Icelandic Textile Center, and The Wrangell Mountain Center in McCarthy, AK and was a Frontier Fellow through Epicenter located in Green River, Ut. All of these opportunities support the ongoing dialogue regarding the expanded notions of ecology within her practice.