Erica Akerlund is an multi platform artist from Finland currently living in Suffolk, UK. Her style and ideas can be translated into most mediums, with pen on paper being an all time favourite. Micro knitting, painting and sculpting are also close to her heart.
Erica studied illustration at De Montfort University in Lincoln, UK. Her degree was followed by freelance illustration and comic strips for various newspapers and magazines. She landed a commercial campaign for Sony Playstation 2 which led to a 15 year long career in advertising, directing and designing. Clients include: Heinz, Nestle, Sony, Volvo, Benecol etc.
She is currently signed with Jelly London. For commercial work contact:
Erica is still active in commercial work. However she is working on her first children's book, written and illustrated by her self.
Erica is currently working on two art exhibitions. One is a collection of detailed pen drawings and the following one a collection of oil paintings. Themes originate from her usual world where bizarre meets dull.
A collection of micro knitted outfits for insects and thoughts on fashion is also in the making.