Erica Cheung is a Chicago-based arts professional, writer, and artist. She is currently a second year student in the Dual Degree MA Arts Administration and Policy and MA Modern and Contemporary Art History, Theory program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her primary areas of interest include contemporary photography, immigrant and diasporic narratives, and the structure and function (or lack thereof) of arts institutions.
Within her arts practice, Erica is interested in Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) identities and the tensions that arise through these identities’ various intersections with popular culture and media, 'traditional' family values, the environment, and race relations in America. Her personal work manifests itself in a range of media, including photography, text, collage, and experimental sound and video.
Erica received a BA in English and Visual & Dramatic Arts with a concentration in Film/Photography from Rice University.
November 4, 2020 • Meet Erica Cheung, Shoutout HTX