Erica Cheung is a writer, archivist, and artist from New Jersey based in Houston, Texas. She is interested in Asian American identities and the tensions that arise through these identities’ various intersections with popular culture and media, traditional immigrant 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 is currently responsible for social media coordination, inventory and sales management, and exhibition administration at Foto Relevance, a contemporary photography gallery located in Houston’s Museum District. She is also involved in archiving the work of photographers and FotoFest founders Fred Baldwin and Wendy Watriss for the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, she serves as a Content Editor for the online photographic arts platform Lenscratch.
Erica received a BA in English and Visual & Dramatic Arts with a concentration in Film/Photography from Rice University. She will be matriculating into 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 (SAIC) in fall 2021.
April 7, 2021 • Interview with Houston Asian American Archive
November 4, 2020 • Meet Erica Cheung, Shoutout HTX