Erica Eyres

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Sandra, 2007 Ballpoint Pen On Paper 33x25 In
Kim and Rosie, 2007 Ballpoint Pen On Paper 25x38 In
Untitled, 2007 Ballpoint Pen On Paper 20.5x24 In
Untitled, 2007 Ballpoint Pen On Paper 26x27.5 In
Ella, 2007 Ballpoint Pen On Paper 20.5x24 In
Michael and Kelly, 2007 Ballpoint Pen On Paper 25x38 In
Pam's Dream, 2010 © Courtesy of the Artist and Rokeby
Actual Artists, Installation View © Actual Gallery
Quick Facts
Winnipeg, Canada
Birth year
Lives in
Glasgow, UK
Works in
Glasgow, UK
Glasgow School of Art, 2004, MFA
Skowhegan Art Program, 2003
University of Manitoba, 2002, BFA


Born 1980 in Winnipeg, Canada, Erica Eyres received her BFA with honors from the University of Manitoba in 2002. In 2004 she completed her MFA at the Glasgow School of Art.  Her recent solo exhibitions include Erica Eyres at Rokeby, London, I Love You But I Hate You at The Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow and most recently, Erica Eyres at the Kunsthaus Erfurt in Germany. Her video work has been screened internationally and has most recently been featured during Cinematique, Winnipeg, Birdo Flugas in Japan, the Festival International du Film sur l'Art, Montreal, the Media Waves Film Festival, Akureyri in Iceland, and the Media Waves Film Festival, Gyor, Hungary.





born 1980, Winnipeg, Canada. Lives and works in Glasgow, UK.


MFA, Glasgow School of Art (2002 - 2004)
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2003)
BFA, Fine Arts (Honors), University of Manitoba (1998 - 2002)

2007 Double Solo Exhibition (with David Ostrowski), fette's gallery, Los Angeles
2007 Solo Exhibition, Kunsthaus Erfurt, Erfurt
2006 I Love You But I Hate You, CCA, Glasgow
2006 Forever and Ever and Ever and Ever and Ever, G+ Galleries, Toronto
2006 Solo exhibition, Rokeby Gallery, London
2004 It’s For the Best, Dwarf Gallery, Reykjavik
2004 ‘neath the green green grass of home, Mary Mary, Glasgow
2003 hang in there feral kitty, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow
2003 Glasgow Art Fair, representing CCA, Glasgow

group exhibitions
2007 Group drawing exhibition, Jack Hanley, San Francisco (forthcoming)
2007 Two-person exhibition with Melanie Rocan, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow
2007 Group sculpture exhibition, 798 Space, Beijing
2007 Group exhibition, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland
2007 Graphology, Triple Base, San Francisco
2007 Bizarre Love Triangle, Fette’s Gallery, Los Angeles
2006 The Portrait, Ashwinstreet Gallery, London
2006 On-Line: Contemporary Drawing, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, San Francisco
2006 The Obsessive and Compulsive Body (curated by Diana Thorneycroft), Lee Ka-Sing Gallery, Toronto
2006 The Hunt Ball, Galleri Yergeau, Montreal
2006 Fragmentation of the Self, Rush Arts Gallery, New York
2006 Glasgow Smile, ALM, Munich
2006 Supernovas, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg
2006 Another Other, Cooper Gallery, Dundee
2005 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Cornerhouse, Manchester; Lot, Bristol; Barbican, London
2005 The Trap and the Rope, the Jail, Glasgow
2005 It’s The Same Outside (curated by Daniel Fuller), the Drake Hotel, Toronto
2005 Aqua Art Fair, with othergallery, Miami
2005 Toronto International Art Fair, with othergallery, Toronto
2005 Up and Coming Video Screening #1, Galerie Adler, Frankfurt
2005 From Here to There, Gallery Sowaka, Kyoto
2005 RCCA Spring Animal Show, Park Circus, Glasgow
2005 Glasgow Art Fair, with Laplands, Glasgow
2005 Bloc (curated by Bowieart), White Space Gallery, County Hall, London
2005 Last Chicken in Sainsbury’s, the Chateau and W.A.S.P.S. Gallery, Glasgow International, Glasgow
2004 International Exchange Exhibition, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York
2004 Braveart, the Artium Gallery at Whiteleys, London
2004 Toronto Art Fair, with othergallery, Toronto
2004 Cardboard Factory, the leisure club Mogadishni, Copenhagen
2004 The Late Escape, (with Mick Peter), Kaiserpassage 21a, Karlsruhe
2004 Scope Art Fair, with othergallery, Los Angeles
2004 Show Me To The Tradesman’s Entrance, Tramway, Glasgow
2004 Super Salon, Samson Projects, Boston
2004 International Contemporary Drawing, The Gallery of theAcademy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou; the Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; the Gallery of Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi’an
2003 Rock Candy, residency and exhibition,Hotel Mariakapel, Hoorn
2003 Don’t Look a Dead Horse in the Mouth, with Chris Cooper, University of Manitoba Architecture Gallery, Winnipeg

2007 Winnipeg 19, Birdo Flugas, Japan; VideoIn, Vancouver; Cinematique, Winnipeg
2007 Othergallery screening, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco
2007 Screening, Galerie Box, Akureyri, Iceland
2007 Media Waves Film Festival, Gyor, Hungary
2006 Punch 3, G+ Galleries, Toronto
2006 Open Eye Club screening, Project Room, Glasgow
2006 Two Nights of Film Projection, Fette’s Gallery, Los Angeles
2006 Lost in Transcona, Harbourfront Center, Toronto
2006 Winnipeg 19, Cinematique, Winnipeg
2006 Sugar and Splice, Cinematique, Winnipeg
2006 Festival International Du Film Sur L’Art, Montreal
2006 Portobello Film Festival
2005 Film Screening, Paved Arts, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Film Pool, Regina
2005 Gifts of Sound and Vision, Glasgow International, 20 St. Andrews, Glasgow
2005 Artificial Light, SAW, Ottawa
2004 Herald Feminist Film And Video Festival, Calgary
2004 Antimatter Underground Film Festival, Victoria
2003 Victoria Independent Film Festival, Victoria, Canada
2003 Split Film Festival, Split, Croatia
2003 Garage Film Festival, Strasuland, Germany
2003 Festival International Du Film Sur L’Art, Montreal

Dewar Arts Award, Scottish Arts (2006)
Creative and Professional Development Grant, Scottish Arts Council (2005)
Professional Development Travel Grant, Scottish Arts Council