Erika Farkas is a self-taught visual artist born in Transylvania, Romania, and living in Ottawa since the late 1980s. Although Erika never had any formal art training, artistic creativity has been always a big part of her life. She started exhibiting her figurative pencil drawings in 2013, and has won several awards with them in juried local and international art exhibitions in Ottawa and online. Later, she took interest in pastels and mixed media, creating a series or realistic wildlife, figurative, floral, and still life paintings.
Erika is currently an active member of Nepean Fine Arts League, Arteast, Foyer Gallery, and Pastel Artists Canada. She exhibits throughout the year at the Foyer Gallery, NFAL Gallery, as well as in various shows and other artistic events in Ottawa and online. Her sold and commissioned works can be found in private collections in North America and Europe.
Erika gladly accepts people and pet portrait commissions of graphite/charcoal pencil drawings or pastel paintings. Visit her commissions website at www.portraitsfrompicture.com for details.
Website : www.ErikaFarkas.com