CV

American, b. 1976

Solo Exhibitions
2016 People of the Horse, Galleri Kontrast, Sweden
2016 Sámi,Walking With Reindeer, Gimaajii Gathering Place Gallery, USA
2015 Sámi,Walking With Reindeer, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, Italy
2014 Language of the Land: The bonds of humans and animals, Fotorama, Serbia
2013 Sámi, Walking With Reindeer, Galleri Kontrast, Sweden
2013 Ctrl+P: Photography, Sámi, The People Who Walk With Reindeer, Catherine Edelman Gallery, USA
2012 Sámi, The People Who Walk With Reindeer, The Half King, New York, USA
2012 Northern Visitant Diaries Ajtte Museum, Sweden
2011 Northern Visitant Diaries, Gällivare Museum, Sweden
2008 Young Blood, Scandinavian Photo, Bankeryd, Sweden
2008 Young Blood, Redux Gallery, New York, USA
2005 The Hunt, Redux Gallery, New York, USA

Group Exhibitions
2016 Sámi, Walking With Reindeer &The Sami Reindeer People of Alaska,Nordia House
2016 Take Aim, Northlight Gallery at Arizona State University, USA
2015 Umbria Worldfest, Festival, Foligno, Italy
2015 Fotoleggendo,Festival, Rome, Italy
2015 Emerging, Annenberg Center for Photography, Los Angeles, USA
2014 People of the Horse, Photoville, Brooklyn, New York
2014 Sámi, Walking With Reindeer &The Sami Reindeer People of Alaska, Minnesota Discovery Center
2013 Women of Vision, National Geographic Photographers on Assignment, USA Traveling
2013 A Tree Within, Gotham West Gallery, NY, USA
2013 Circuit, Fotografia Documental Barcelona, Sámi, The People That Walk With Reindeer, Spain
2013 Neiges de Culture, Sámi, The People That Walk With Reindeer, Serre Chevalier, France
2012 Looking at Ourselves: Portraits featured on Lenscratch, Guate Photo Festival, Guatamala
2012 Visa pour l’Image, Sámi, The People That Walk With Reindeer, Perpignan, France
2012 National Geographic Unpublished, National Geographic Museum, Washington DC, USA
2012 Women in Multimedia, Spazio Labo’|Center of Photography, Bologna, Italy
2011 The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, USA
2010 Flash Forward, The Magenta Foundation, Toronto, Canada
2010 2nd Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, Fotofestival Hannover, Hannover, Germany
2010 Projections of Reality, Objective Reality Foundation, Red October, Moscow, Russia
2010 31 Women in Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation, Affirmation Arts, New York, USA
2010 Road to Nowhere, FotoFest, Houston, USA
2010 American Youth, Redux Pictures, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, USA
2009 Outwin Boochever Portrait Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, USA
2009 American Youth, Redux Pictures, Fovea Exhibitions, New York, USA
2009 American Youth, Redux Pictures, LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, Virginia, USA
2009 American Youth, Redux Pictures, New York Photo Festival, New York, USA
2009 Loaded: Hunting Culture in America, Columbia College, Chicago, USA
2009 New Jersey State Arts Council Fellowship Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, New Jersey, USA
2009 Pause to Begin, Gallery Kuntsler, Booksmart Studio, Rochester, New York
2008 World Press Photo, Traveling Exhibition, 80 Cities World Wide
2008 6×6, Rooke Gallery, Johannesburg,  South Africa
2007 The Living Room, Randall Scott Gallery, Washington DC, USA
2005 6 Part 2, SPAS Gallery, Rochester, New York, USA
2004 A Study of Contemporary Landscape and Nature Photography, Thomas Werner Gallery, USA
2003  Instates, Galerie H. Kolmann, Vienna, Austria
2003  Photographers, Redux Gallery, New York, New York, USA
2001  The Portrait Show, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California,
2001  For Adults Only, East Ashland Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
2000  National Juried Competition, Soho Photo, New York, New York, USA

Grants/Fellowships/Awards
2010  Lois Roth Endowment Recipient
2009  Fulbright Fellow
2009  Women in Photography/Lightside Grant Recipient
2008  World Press Photo Award
2007  New Jersey State Arts Council Fellowship
2006  ASME National Magazine Award Nomination for ‘The Hunt’
2006  Photo District News 30
1997  Eddie Adams Workshop

Reviews
2013 Wisuri, Marlene. “Sami, Walking With Reindeer” Book Review, Baiki
2013 Fredrickson, Lori. “Master of Full Immersion Photography: Erika Larsen” American Photo. October
2013  Minton, Eric. “It’s Only Natural, Erika Larsen.” Professional Photographer. April
2012  Sanchez, Ivan. “La conexión con la muerte y la vida es universal, Erika Larsen.”
2012 “Erika Larsen” Blink Magazine. April
2012 “Washing Dishes, Herding Reindeer” New York Times Lens Blog. January
2011 “For Scandinavia’s Sami People, Reindeer Still Reign” NPR
2011 “Wish You Were Here?” Phaidon Online. September
2010 Risch, Connor “Cultural Immersion, Herd Mentality” Photo District News. August
2009 “A Conversation With Erika Larsen” NYMPHOTO. October
2009 “Fresh, Erika Larsen” Communication Arts. July/August
2009 “Sami, The People” Women in Photography. July
2009 “Zu Hause beim Weihnachtmann” Du Magazine. December/January
2008 “Young Blood” Women in Photography. August
2008 “Girls and Boys Come Out To Pray.” The London Sunday Times Magazine. March
2006 Aherns, Tina. “The Fall of Nature.” OjodePez. Fall : Issue 08
2006 Beem, Edgar Allen. “Not Your Grandfathers Field & Stream.”  Photo District News. June
2006 Defoore, Jay. “PDN 30 Emerging Photographers to Watch.” Photo District News. March
2005 Thompson, Kalee. “Seeing The Humanity in America’s Blood Sports.” The Villager. December

Books/Catalogues Contributed To
2016 “Yellowstone, A Journey Through America’s Wild Heart” David Quammen, inside
2015 “40 Ans De Photojournalisme Generation Agences” Michel Setboun, inside
2014 “High Tails” Capricious, inside
2013 “Women of Vision, National Geographic Photographers on Assignment” National Geographic
2013 “Sami, Walking With Reindeer” Monograph, Erika Larsen
2013 “Trunk Volume II: Blood” Trunk Books, inside
2012 “Photographs Not Taken, A Collection of Photographers’ Essays” Daylight/Will Steacy
2011 “The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2″ Humble Arts Foundation, inside
2010 “The Mercy Project, Inochi” Mado-sha, Japan, inside
2010  “Contemporary U.S. Photography” Vol 1, FotoFest, inside
2009  “Imperial” William Vollmann, Viking, cover
2009 “Pause to Begin” inside
2009  “American Youth” Contrasto, cover, inside
2008  “6*6” Society of Photographers, 6 image monograph
2008  “Zacharie L’escarcelle” Laffont, cover
2007  “The Back Nine” Knopf, cover
2005  “Chip Kidd, Book One” Rizzoli, inside
2004  “Good Faith” Anchor, cover
2003  “Generations in Time” Common Ground World Project, all images
2003  “The Education of Lieutenant Kerry” St. Martin’s Press, author
2002  “Secrets of the City” Silver Lining Books, all images
2002  “Hazmat” Knopf, cover
2002  “Shelter” Vintage, cover

Lectures/Seminars
2016 Artist Talk/ On Assignment, OPTIC, USA
2016 Artist Talk/ Sami, Walking With Reindeer, Sami Cultural Center, USA
2015 Artist Talk/ The Sàmi of Northern Scandinavia, Morbid Anatomy Museum, USA
2014 Artist Talk/ People of the Horse, National Geographic Live, USA
2014 Artist Talk/ Sami, Professional Women Photographers, USA
2014 Artist Talk/Humans and Animals: An Ancient Bond, National Geographic Live, USA
2014 Artist Talk/Women of Vision, National Geographic Live, USA
2014 Artist Talk/Sami, FotoFusion, USA
2013 Artist Talk, Gallery Kontrast, Sweden
2013 Panel Discussion/ Women of Vision, National Geographic Live, USA
2012 Artist Talk/Sami, The Half King, USA
2011 Artist Talk/Sami, The Annenberg Space for Photography, USA
2010 Artist Talk/Sami, Polar Fokus, Norway
2010 Artist Talk/Sami with Lars Wilumeit, vfg Bildersoiree, Switzerland
2010 Artist Talk/American Youth, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
2009 Artist Talk/American Youth, Minneapolis Photo Center, USA
2009 Artist Talk/Young Blood, Nordens Fotoskolan,Sweden
2009 Artist Talk/Hunting Culture in America, Columbia College, USA
2009 Artist Talk/Women in Photography SUNY Empire State, USA
2009 Artist Talk/Portfolio Development, School of Visual Arts, USA
2009 Artist Talk/Portfolio Development, Fashion Institute of Technology, USA
2009 World Press Photo, USC Annenberg, USA
2008 Artist Talk/Camera Club of New York, USA
2008 World Press Photo, Gallery Kontrast, Sweden
2008 World Press Photo, Objective Reality Foundation, Russia

Workshops
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops- Teacher
Blue Ocean Workshop/Reggio Calabria- Teacher
Palm Beach Photographic Center/Fotofusion-Teacher
National Geographic Student Expeditions-Expert
The Missouri Photo Workshop 66-Team Leader
Eddie Adams Workshop-Team Leader
National Geographic Expeditions-Expert

Education
1999 MFA in Computer Graphics/ Animation. Rochester Institute of Technology
1997 BFA in Photography. Rochester Institute of Technology