Erika Langley is an internationally recognized photographer.
A native of Arlington, Virginia, she attended the Rhode Island School of Design,
cross-registering for writing courses at Brown University, and graduated with honors in 1989.
She worked for newspapers in Virginia and was the recipient of three Virginia Press Awards
before moving to Seattle, Washington in 1992.
The Lusty Lady was published by Scalo in simultaneous English and German editions in 1997
and is still available worldwide. Langley's work has also been included in four
other books . Her photographs have been published in many magazines internationally.
They are in the permanent collection of the Seattle Art Museum and private collections.
Langley has received grants from Art Matters, Inc., Artist Trust (three times),
and the King County Arts Commission. She is based in Seattle, Washington.
Interdisciplinary/Emerging Media Artist Grant for "Washaway Beach"
from Artist Trust's GAP grants (Grants for Artist's Projects). www.artisttrust.org
"One of the fastest erosion spots in our hemisphere, North Cove is documented through
photography and writing asscociated with specific sites along the coast where Langley
has documented the gradual erasure of a town and its history."-Artist Trust
Print Sponsorship Award from Photographic Center Northwest for "Washaway Beach". (www.pcnw.org)
Seattle Art Museum
Photographic Center Northwest
Cornish College of the Arts
University of California, Los Angeles
Santa Monica College
Seattle Central Community College
Evergreen State College
Young Presidents Organization, Malibu, CA
National Press Photographers Association, Seattle chapter
Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, WA
2000: Associated Press feature by Peggy Andersen, January 30.
1998: Seattle Post Intelligencer, article by Regina Hackett, April 9, p.E1.
The Seattle Times, reiew by Robin Updike, July 2, p.E5.
Allegra magazine, Germany, feature and interview with Silvia Feist,
May, pp. 57-62.
La Republica Delle Donne, Italy, feature, March.
Femina, South Africa, feature and interview, April.
Photo Italy, magazine feature, March, pp. 30-33.
1997: The Evening Standard, London, review by Syrie Johnson,
December 15, p.43.
Der Spiegel, Germany, review, December 15, p.115.
Elle, U.K., review, December, p.172.
The Sunday Times Magazine, London, feature and interview with
Flynn Sarler, November 23, pp.16-22.
Marie Claire Italy, feature, November, pp. 425-434.
Nieuwe Revu, Holland, cover story, November 12, pp. 36-45.
Facts, magazine, Switzerland, feature and interview with Tanja Ranch,
1994: The Seattle Times, feature by Ferdinand de Leon, April 8, p.E1.