Erika Olson Gross



Continuing Education

Erika Olson Gross earned her Master's Degree from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2002 with a focus on painting. She has taught kids, teens, and adults with Continuing Education for the past ten years. Prior to that, she taught summer art classes at St. Paul Academy for several years. Olson Gross' drawings and paintings have been exhibited across the country, including a recent show in the MAEP Gallery at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Olson Gross is a recipient of a McKnight Fellowship for her painting and sculptural work and was included in the 2011 issue of New American Paintings. She is also the mother of two little boys (her muses) and currently works out of her Minneapolis studio drawing and painting, as well as sewing hand made toys. (MFA/Minneapolis College of Art and Design)