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Erica Lee Dincalci

b. 1987- Berkeley, Ca

Education

2023         School of the Art Institute of Chicago

                    M.F.A Studio Art, with a focus in Fiber and Material Studies 

2010          California College of the Arts
                    B.F.A Individualized Major in Textiles, Fashion & Photography. Graduated with Distinction

2007         New York University Associate of Arts Degree

2005         Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm High School Diploma

Selected Exhibitions

2023         de Young Open, de Young, San Francisco, Ca

                    Unwinding//Unwound, Research House, Chicago Il

                    SPACORE, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago Il 

                    Grad Exhibition One. SAIC Galleries, Chicago Il

                    Color, ARC Gallery, Chicago Il

2022          15th Floor, Pittsfield Building, Chicago, Il

                    Popup Show, 5126 S. Michigan, Chicago, Il

2021­           (Dis) Locate. Basespace. Chicago, Il 

                    Fiber Arts X. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, Ca 

2019           Student Art Show 2019. Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery. Santa Rosa, Ca

2010           They Wore Light. Center Gallery. Solo Show. Oakland, Ca 

2009          Interface: Art Using Technology Using Art. Oliver Art Center. Oakland, Ca

                     Your Call Is Very Important To Us. Isabel Percy West Gallery. Oakland, Ca

                     Pixels, Patterns and Prints Exhibition. Irwin Center Gallery. Oakland, Ca

2008         Natural Fiber and Dye Exhibition. UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens. Berkeley, Ca

Selected Work Experience

2024         Substitute Teacher, Sonoma County Ca 

2023          Project Assistant. Kira Dominguez Hultgren. Carambola Marriott Resort. St. Croix, USVI

                    Teaching Assistant. Advanced Woven Structures. Prof. Poppy DeltaDawn. Saic, Chicago Il

                    Lab Monitor. SAIC Fiber and Material Studies Department. Chicago, Il

                    Substitute Teacher, Sonoma County Ca

2022          Teaching Assistant. Contemporary Practices. Prof. Lise Haller Baggesen. Saic, Chicago Il

                    Teaching Assistant. Tapestry. Prof. Kira Dominguez-Hultgren. SAIC. Chicago, Il 

                    Lab Monitor. SAIC Fiber and Material Studies Department. Chicago, Il

2021          Teaching Assistant. Textile Narratives. Prof. Jerry Bleem & Nancy Feldman. SAIC, Chicago, Il               

2010-20   Personal Assistant. Bay Area, Ca

2018-19     Cake Decorator. Cavaliere's Bakery. Santa Rosa, Ca 

2017           Counter Service. The Whole Pie. Santa Rosa, Ca

Awards and Grants 

2022          Angela and George Paterakis Scholarship – SAIC. Chicago Il

2021           Pritzker Scholarship Fund – SAIC. Chicago, Il

2009-10   William R. Hearst Tuition Scholarship. San Francisco, Ca

     California College of the Arts Tuition Scholarship. San Francisco, Ca

2004          The Angeles Arrien Foundation Grant. Sausalito, Ca

Residencies

2024            Praxis Digital Weaving Lab Residency. Cleveland, Oh (forthcoming)

2023            Poor Farm Experiment. Manawa, WI

                      Atlantic Center for the Arts. New Smyrna Beach, Fl

                      Haystack Open Studio Residency. Deer Isle, Me

Publications

2023           Artsthreads.com – SAIC MFA Graduate Show One Editorial

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