Erika Masterson

Erika Masterson

Satellite Beach, FL, United States

About Erika Masterson

Bio Erika Masterson

With my photographs, I hope to evoke an awareness of one’s own journey. And to unveil the ethereal beauty of our souls, at the deepest level. I hope to inspire the viewer to look deeper into one-self and make that quiet connection.

Erika Masterson is a fine art photographer in Satellite Beach, fl. After receiving her degree in photography from the Southeastern Center for Photographic studies in
Daytona Beach, Florida in 1990, she has been working as a commercial portrait photographer for the past 20 years in California and Florida. In recent years Erika has expanded her Art including many exhibits and awards. Amongst her many accomplishments, her quiet and soulful images have been published in numerous magazines such as Black and White Magazine 2014 & 2017, Silvershotz Magazine, Shots Magazine, 5x5 Magazine, Victoria Magazine 2000 & 2016, Bella Grace Magazine, Raine, Shadow & Light and In-Style Magazine. Erika recently has images being sold around the world on greeting cards with Palm Press.


Erika lives in Satellite Beach, Florida with her husband and their four children who are often seen in her creative work. View more of Erika’s work on www.erikamasterson.com


Education

EDUCATION
Degree in Photography from the Southeastern Center for Photographic Studies, Daytona Beach, FL 1988-1991

Exhibitions

exhibitions


2019 Soho Photo Gallery New York City, Solo exhibition April "Tangled up in beauty"

2017 SE Center for Photography, Co-Jurors Choice by Joyce Tenneson, The Intimate Portrait “Life Boat”.

2017 Julia Margaret Cameron Finalist-Series “A Message for my Daughter”

2017 Charles Dodson Black & White Runner up Overall and 1st place portrait “Keeper”

2017 International Color Awards Nominee-“Dedication” from Majestic Roots series

2017 SE Center for Photography Beyond the Selfie Exhibition “Dream of a Dream”

2017 Feb Lenscratch “The Loveletters Exhibition” Part 2 with image “The Love Letter”

2016 Black and White Magazine Spotlight Award winner. Portfolio published in April 2017

2016 SE Center for Photography “Looking for Signs” Portal Exhibition

2016 Palm Beach Photographic Center Juried Exhibition, “Secret Garden” & “Ashlyn” chosen

2016 Nave Gallery Cyanotype Exhibition, 2 images exhibited and traveling, “Falling awake” and “Beauty Berry”

2016 Center for Fine Art Photography Black and White/Rodney Smith, “Rest” Exhibitied

2016 Photoplace Gallery Black and White, “Secret Garden” on-line exhibition

2015 Black and White spider Awards 2nd place “Refuge”, honorable mention “Keeper”

2016 Photoplace Gallery Animalia, “Refuge” chosen for on-line exhibition

2015 Photoplace Gallery Stories and Secrets exhibition, “looking for Signs” Chosen

2015 Santa Cruz Art League Beasts on Broadway , Honorable Mention “Keeper”

2015 Palm Beach Photographic Center. Honorable Mention “Flower Shower”

2015 June-July Southeast Museum of Photography Alumni Exhibit

2015 May. AE Backus Museum “Best in show” & 2nd place. Parts of the Earth “Foundation” and “Sanctuary”.

2015 April The New York Center for Photographic Art Juror’s Selection. “Eyes to see” On Display at the New Century Artists Gallery NY, NY in April 2015

2015 Vero Beach Museum of Art. First Place “Refuge”, second place “Keeper” Featured in Feb 2015 Vero Beach Magazine

2014 Darkroom Gallery Mirror Mirror Exhibit: 2 images chosen

2014 May The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. Black and White exhibit with Jason Landry, image “The Mask”.


2013 July-Sept. 3rd place Artist, Florida Museum for Women Artists Juried Exhibition, “Dream Synergy” Series

2013 May-July Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Fl. Image “Fruit of the Vine” chosen for 62nd Annual “All Florida” Juried Exhibit.

2013 April-May. Art Gallery of Viera’s “Black and White and Art all over” exhibit. Vanishing Blooms series.

2013 March-April. Art Gallery of Viera Exhibit “Exposure” 2 images from “Dream Synergy” series.

2013 March-April. EGAD Art Labs Pollen8 Exhibit. Featuring 10 Images from series “Bella Flora” and “Vintage Flower Series”

selected press
2019 Feb Black and White Magazine, Keeper and Awakening award winners published in magazine

2017 April Black & White Magazine Spotlight winner “Sara’s Sojourn” Featured

2017 Palm Press Greeting cards “She just couldn’t keep up” & “Flower Shower” for national print

2016 Dec. The Sun Newspaper, London Feature “Parts of the Earth”

2016 Dec. Featureshoot.com feature “Parts of the Earth”

2016 Nov. Shadow & Light magazine Feature “Sara’s Sojourn”

2016 Jan “Victoria” Magazine Feature story on series, “A Message for my Daughter”

2015 Shadow and Light Magazine. Dream Synergy images featured

2015 Monovisions Best black and white Fine Art for “Dominion”

2015 July On View Magazine Feature “Flower Shower”

Sept 2014 Silvershotz Magazine Portfolio and Interview feature of “Dream Synergy” series

2015 Vero Beach Magazine First Place “Refuge”,