Paris-born, Portland-based artist Aimee Erickson is an oil painter in the realist tradition. Trained as an illustrator, she has a BFA in Visual Communication Design and has also studied with Sherrie McGraw, Burton Silverman, and Joseph Paquet.
Aimee is the first woman artist to paint an Oregon gubernatorial portrait, that of Barbara Roberts in 1997. Aimee is the 2015-16 Artist-in-Residence at the University Club of Portland.
She teaches workshops on plein-air and studio painting at several venues as well as in her Hillsdale studio.
To read Aimee Erickson’s Artist Statement, click here.