BACKGROUND AND CREDENTIALS
MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE - ART & PRINTMAKING
California State University, Northridge - 1979.
3 Year Scholarship - CHICAGO ART INSTITUTE
4 Year Scholarship - CHICAGO SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Professional Trumpet Player - Chicago Women's Symphony
& Traveling Dance Band
EXTENSIVE STUDY WITH: Painter & Author - Frederick Taubes
& Italian Master Painter - Pietro di Salvi
Former Member "WOMEN PAINTERS OF THE WEST"
Numerous First Prize & Best of Show awards.
MUSEUM EXHIBITION - PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM, Pasadena, California
ERICKSON ARTWORKS PURCHASED BY SUCH CORPORATIONS AS:
IBM, KAISER STEEL, LOS ANGELES COUNTRY CLUB, CALIFORNIA FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN, BEVERLY HILLS SAVINGS & LOAN, AMERICAN SAVINGS & LOAN, FLUOR CORPORATION, CROCKER CITIZENS BANK, MID STATE BANK, COAST SAVINGS & LOAN, PAYNE WEBER, COLDWELL BANKER HEADQUARTERS, TRAILER LIFE MAGAZINE HOME OFFICES, DENNY'S CORPORATION, FIRST NATIONWIDE SAVINGS & LOAN, KAISER HOSPITALS, VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL AND U.S. GOVERNMENT OFFICES IN SACRAMENTO AND MARYLAND.
SOME WELL KNOWN COLLECTORS OF ERICKSON PAINTINGS:
Anthony Quinn, Keenan Wynn, Burl Ives, Robert Taylor, Ursula Theiss, Victor Borge & others
PRESENT & PAST GALLERY AFFILIATIONS:
ERICKSON STUDIO/GALLERY, Sedona, Arizona
COAST GALLERY, Intercontinental Hotel, Maui, Hawaii
VILLAGE GALLERY, Lahaina, Maui
GALLERY MAKAI, Kihei, Maui
ALLEN AUGUSTINE GALLERY, Lake Tahoe
TIMBERLINE GALLERY, Lake Tahoe
BEVERLY FINE ART GALLERY, Dallas, Texas
BERLINER GALLERY, Huntington Beach, California
BLUEBIRD GALLERY, Laguna Beach, California
ART CONNECTION, Beverly Hills, California
RED DOOR GALLERY, Morro Bay, California
A NUMBER OF GALLERIES IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
Of all the Sedona galleries, the best selection of Southwest paintings of Sedona Arizona and surrounding areas is featured in the Erickson Studio Gallery, where Marilyn Erickson specializes in the Southwest art of her amazing red-rock surroundings. Marilyn creates her Southwest paintings in her studio, which is part of her gallery, and is open to visitors every day. When visitors to Sedona galleries are interested in meeting the artist, sharing thoughts and ideas about Southwest paintings and to see her Southwest art displayed in a friendly environment, the Erickson Studio Gallery is an exciting choice. Her Southwest art features mostly oil paintings and some watercolors. When visiting Sedona galleries, one should not miss this opportunity to see art being created on site as she shares her personal feelings about Southwest art. The Erickson Studio Gallery is located on one of the most magnificent view sites in Sedona featuring a panoramic view of the famous Snoopy Rock formation. Right below the gallery, Oak Creek rushes down from the world-renowned Oak Creek Canyon. She has a deep spiritual connection with the southwest landscape of Sedona, Arizona and the Grand Canyon especially. This personal connection is evident in the southwest art she creates.