b. 1984 Minneapolis, MN 
MFA Fine Art California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
BFA Fiber Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO


Future Ecologies, The Gallery at Mountain Shadows, Paradise Valley, AZ (solo)

A View from Above/Below, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

Explore, Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ


Memory and the Chromatroposphere, The Mood Room, Phoenix, AZ


Recent Attempts at Expansive Empathy, The Ski Club, Milwaukee, WI, (solo)

Pool Party, C24 Gallery, New York, NY

Inspired By History, Chandler Museum, Chandler, AZ

Hic et Nunc, FIVAC Festival, Camagüey, Cuba


Hic et Nunc, LABottega, Bottega IT + Field Projects, New York, NY
Movement Choir: Landsapes and Scores, Form + Concept, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
Transborder Biennial 2018, El Paso Museum of Art and Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez, El Paso TX + Juárez MX. 
Object Inspiration, Vision Gallery, Chandler AZ.

Fugitive Fibers, University Art Gallery, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM 
Aftershock: A Group Exhibition on the Human Response to Ecological Trauma. 
          Step Gallery @ Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 
One, Cleve Carney Art Gallery @ College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Movement Choir, Epicenter, Green River, UT (public art installation)
Turbulent Landscape, Modified Arts, Phoenix , AZ 
Arrowmont Instructors Exhibition, Sandra J. Blaine Gallery, Gatlinburg, TN
Whipstitch: the state of contemporary textiles, curated by Thea Augistina Eck and        
           Rachel Walker. Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Initial Encounters: ice, Electric Breath-EMERGE Festival, Tempe, AZ (screening)
Initial Encounters: desert rose, LPPTV, San Francisco, CA (screening)
Impermanent Topographies, NMSU University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM 

Slice of the Expanse, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA (two person)
Icicles In Caves, Field Projects Gallery, New York, NY (two person)
Regeneration, Orme School Gallery, Orme, AZ
Materials Hard and Soft. Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton TX
Wave. Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe AZ (solo)
String Theory: Contemporary Art and the Fiber Legacy, Tucson Museum of Art,
            Tucson,  AZ
Disturbances from the Field, La Esquina, Kansas City MO
Arrowmont Instructors Exhibition, Sandra J. Blaine Gallery, Gatlinburg,TN
Sensational Landscapes, She Works Flexible, Houston TX (two person)
USEd, the Alice Gallery, Seattle WA
Walk Quietly, Keep Looking, Halt Gallery, Phoenix, AZ (solo)
Excerpt from Location…… Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Distance, Eric Fischel Gallery, Phoenix, AZ 
Lightly Acquainted, Populus Tremula, Akureyi, Iceland 
28 Cakes, Abraut 35 – in conjunction with the Icelandic Textile Center, Blonduos, IS
Charlotte Street Foundation Visual Art Awards Exhibition 2013: Mike Erickson, Erika        Lynne Hanson, Paul Smith, Grand Arts, Kansas City MO 
Thanks For the Warning, The Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, MO
A Manner of Looking at, or Regarding Something //a site specific performative installation// in conjunction with Rises Zora, a city wide exhibition/event curated by Jamilee Polson Lacey, Kansas City,  MO
Inspiration Station, Little Paper Planes, online exhibition
Notes on Land, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY (two Person)
Liberty!, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Women to Watch 2012, Dean’s Gallery, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
KC Flatfile, H&R Block Art Space, Kansas City, MO
Tangents & Detours, Town Pavilion, Kansas City, MO
Take Shelter, Los Caminos (curated by Plug Projects), St. Louis, MO
XOXO: Salon Show, Spray Booth Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Three Collections, Little Paper Planes and Holidayland, Oakland, CA
Re-Search: Three Projects, Paragraph + Project Space, Kansas City, MO
Twenty Something, City Arts Project, Kansas City, MO
Narrow Margins, H&R Block Art Space, Kansas City, MO
Fiber Focus, Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO
The Real and the Represented, Little Paper Planes, Oakland, CA
Untitled 8, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
June Installation, Make Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA (two person)
New Fiber, Monument2, Chicago, IL
Works on Paper, Tompkins Project West, Los Angeles, CA
Fall Exhibition, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, 
Reinterpretation, Candystore Collective, San Francisco, CA
CCA MFA Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
The Dawn Fisher Collection, Fishspace, San Francisco, CA
Network, North/South Gallery, Oakland, CA
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Bruce Galleries, San Francisco, CA
Crossing the Line, Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA
W.T.F 2, The Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Plaid: Recent Work, BACKSPACE at Tomboy, Kansas City, MO (SOLO)
W.T.F, The Vault Gallery, Kansas City, MO
From Image to Woven Form, Destination Gallery, Kansas City, MO
MO Bank Artboards 
Created a set of billboards, Wind Survey, for Missouri Bank’s Crossroads Branch in Kansas City, MO
Pattern Migration
Blue Coverlet created for Stephanie Syjuco’s exhibition Pattern Migration, at the Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus, OH

Herberger Institute Project Grant, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 

Evelyn Smith Teaching Fellowship, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts,
         Arizona State University, Tempe AZ

American Scandinavian Foundation Fellow, New York, NY 
Charlotte Street Visual Art Award Fellow, Kansas City, MO 
Toni A. Lowenthal Scholarship for Excellence in Textiles, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Susan Lordy-Marker Award for Excellence in Fiber, Kansas City Art Institute
Kansas City, MO



Lecture, “Spending Time with Rocks and Looms…” Desert Attunement Symposium, Institute for Humanities Research, ASU, Tempe AZ


Lecture “Recent Attempts at Expansive Empathy” Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee WI

Artist Talk : Kunstnersamtale med AiR Green, Buskrud Kunstsenter, Buskrud Norway

Paper Presentation, “Weaving Geologic: attempts at time traveling”, Society for Literature Science and Art annual conference, Irvine CA


Paper Presentation, “Desert Attunement: signs and waves from ICBM’s to solar flares”, Society for Literature Science and Art annual conference, Toronto Canada

Paper Presentation, "Craft as Bridge, craft practice and the object oriented turn”, College Art Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles 

Paper Presentation,
Initial Encounters”, Society for Literature Science and Art annual conference, Tempe AZ 
Gallery Talk, “Artist Lecture: Erika Lynne Hanson + Mara Loner” New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 
Lecture Faculty Lecture Series: Erika Lynne Hanson, ASU’s Grant Street Studios,
Phoenix, AZ 
Lecture Frontier Fellow : Erika Lynne Hanson, Epicenter, Green River, UT
Gallery Talk, Shifting Landscapes: jurors talk, Form + Concept, Santa Fe, NM    

Panelist, Weaving War: the aesthetics of contemporary Afghan rugs, presented by Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Phoenix AZ

Lecture, Distance, Phoenix College, Phoenix AZ

Presenter, Perception, The Landscape, and Weaving. FlashbackForward: a symposium on the state of contemporary craft. ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
Gallery Talk, 2013 CSF Award Recipients, Grand Arts, Kansas City MO
Visiting Artist Lecture, “To Contrive, to Fabricate, To Construct,”  Kansas City Art Institute – fiber department, Kansas City, MO
Resident Artist Talk, “To Contrive, to Fabricate, To Construct,”  RTS TALKS,  Real time and Space, Oakland, CA 
Associate Professor - textiles/social practice, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University. 


Artist in Residence, AIR Green-Norske Tekstilkunstnere (NTK), Oslo, Norway


Artist in Residence, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale, AZ 


Artist in Residence, Frontier Fellowship, Epicenter, Green River, UT

Visitng Artist, ACRE Residency, Steuben WI

Artist in Residence, Wrangle Mountain Center, McCarthy AK 
Artist in Residence, Textílsetur Íslands: the Icelandic Textile Center, Blonduos Iceland
Artist in Residence, Real Time and Space, Oakland CA
Artist in Residence, LPP+residency, San Francisco CA
Lecturer, Fiber Department, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
Courses developed and taught include Image to Woven Form: Digital Fabrication, Constructed Textiles: Weaving, Artistic Research: thinking and making, 
Co-Founder / Facilitator, 1522 Saint Louis, 
A project exhibition space in downtown Kansas City, MO
Founder, VEFA Handmade
Line of hand-woven textiles for the home that utilize historical weave structures in traditional applications
Curator, We Belong To You, You Do Not Belong To Us, Little Paper Planes
Online Exhibition
Visiting Artist, Oriel Mill, Hendersonville, NC
Curator, To Face; Now Rare, The Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2011, 2012
Instructor, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, master courses for arts educators, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, 
Resident Artist, Urban Culture Project, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO
Studio Coordinator, Fiber Department, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
2008, 2009
Juror, California College of the Arts Annual Textiles Exhibition
Curated and installed work submitted by undergraduate students and recent alumni