Erika B. Hess is a painter who lives and works in Michigan. She received her BFA in 2006 from Wright State University and her MFA in 2009 from Boston University. Hess’s paintings explore the representation of the middle-class and women through her use of color, abstract forms and pop culture symbols. Her work has been shown nationally and included in various publications, most recently, “Post-Industrial Complex,” by the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. She currently works for University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design.