Roll, 2019



Roll is a multi-media installation held together by a rag rug handwoven by the artist.






Tarp, 2019



Tarp is a weaving project in which the artist deconstructed and rewove a worn blue plastic tarp on an antique rug loom.

Scotland Residency, 2018



Work created during a summer residency at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.




Home Place, 2018



Home Place is an on-going installation project exploring collections of domestic objects. Viewers are asked to activate the work by holding, wearing, and moving the ceramic and felt objects around the space.




Planting Bench, 2017



Planting Bench is an interactive piece in which visitors create seed balls filled with materials from the artist's childhood home.




Track Survey 2017

Mixed Media


Track Survey is an on-going project encompassing several series of ceramic, felt and print pieces.




Mississippi Lock and Dam No. 1 Bench Index, 2017

Installation, Public Functionary Gallery, Minneapolis


The Mississippi Lock and Dam No. 1 Bench Index is a record of the benches found at the lock and dam observation deck near Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis. The intaglio prints and hand-carved ceramic tiles depict cross sections from the plastic lumber used to create each bench slat.


Bench slats 0904, 1802, 1910, 2313, and 2905 have been selected for an expanded study found in the 3.5X scaled tile with accompanying print, and the five corresponding field kits.



The Repository, 2016

Installation, Groot Gallery, St. Olaf College


The Repository, 2016 is an installation of six ceramic and paper pieces in the Groot Gallery at St. Olaf College. Each piece is assigned a number that corresponds to a page in a hand-printed guide book. This work is a continuation of the 2015 Repository.



The Repository, 2015

Installation, Hustad Science Library, St. Olaf College


The Repository is an interactive installation in the Hustad Science Library at St. Olaf College in which visitors are welcomed to handle objects made from clay, paper, and sheep wool. Each piece is assigned a number that corresponds to a catalog card containing information including the object's weight, dimensions and materials.

© 2019 by Erika Terwilliger