Erica Rosenfeld lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and has an art, design and teaching practice. Using glass, found objects, food and mixed media she creates sculptures, installations and performative works that investigate themes of fear, nostalgia, new growth, memory distortion and material association. She also has a limited edition line of glass jewelry.
Erica is also a founding member of The Burnt Asphalt Family, an artists’ collective with the mission to create community-centric art that meets somewhere at the crossroads between art, craft and design. Their work is a hybrid of a dinner party, a happening and interactive installation. The family has performed throughout the United States at various Museums and Universities.
Her own work is held in private and public collections nationally and has been featured in exhibitions at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, Kentucky Museum of Art, Louisville, KY, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI. Erica has taught at Pilchuck Glass School, Urban Glass, The Corning Museum and Worchester Center for Crafts; she has been a visiting artist at Tyler School of Art, San Jose State, University of the Arts, Pratt University and University of Louisville. Her work is included in the collection of the Museum of Arts and Design, The Essex Peabody Museum, The Toledo Museum of Art, and The Museum of American Glass. Erica also has been featured in various publications including The New York Times, Glass Magazine, New York Magazine and American Craft.
She has taught workshops and has been a visiting artist at Tyler School of Art, Pratt University, MASS Art, Ball State University, Urban Glass, Pilchuck School, The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass as well as other arts non-profits and Universities.