Erica Molesworth is an artist working across video and installation. She is interested in landscapes that integrate the natural and artificial, and their symbiotic relationship with human economies. She was born in Sydney, Australia, completed undergraduate studies in Media Arts at the University of Sydney, and an MFA in 2015 at the California College of the Arts (CCA). Erica has exhibited widely in Australia and in the United States, including at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, in the John Fries Memorial Prize and Firstdraft in Sydney, Channels Video Festival in Melbourne, Southern Exposure, University of Massachusetts and the University of Nevada. She has been awarded fellowships at Vermont Studio Center, Lighthouse Works, MASS MoCA Studios, Wassaic Project, New York Art Residency & Studios (NARS), and Bay Area Video Coalition among others. She has received an Australian Postgraduate Award, a CCA graduate merit scholarship and teaching fellowship, and the Australia Council's ArtStart grant. She is visiting faculty at Parsons/New School NY, and previously at CCA and SFAI in the Bay Area. She has given visiting artist lectures at Stanford and the Living Room Light Exchange, and was also a co-founder of Oakland's all women/nonbinary art space CTRL+SHFT Collective (ctrlshftcollective.com).

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