I’ve been helping my mom the past few months clear out a huge room in her house that’s been used for storage. The vision for it is multi-faceted. Number one is, it will be a golf game room with golf simulator! The other idea for the room just blossomed from that. How perfect this room would be as an art gallery?? 😮
We cleared out the mess, shredded documents, donated lots of stuff, reorganized another storage room to fit the excess stuff! Everyone in my family helped to make this happen. The kids actually put this foam flooring in which is super comfy under your feet! I ordered professional gallery lights that are so amazing! Next the art will hang.
The golf simulator will be here in a couple weeks and will take up most of the back wall, but will mostly fold out of the way when an exhibition is happening with my art! The plan?, to have an exhibition in Fall 2022 with 2-3 different series of my work. I’ll keep you all posted!!
Here are before and after photos of our transformation of the room now. Before and after!
May 12, 2022
Erika Masterson is a Fine Art Photographer, living her dream between two worlds, a lakeside cabin tucked in the Southern Appalachian mountains and a quiet beach town on Florida’s east coast.Erika and her husband Ed have 4 children and one granddaughter. Her children are often seen in her artistic works. She received her degree in photography from the Southeastern Center for Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1990. In 1999 opened her own commercial portrait business and has been working the past 20+ years in California and Florida.
In 2012 Erika expanded her Art including many exhibits and awards. Her most recent accolades; Solo Exhibition Soho Gallery New York; the Co-Jurors Choice award by Joyce Tenneson under the theme “The Intimate Portrait”; She was chosen as a Julia Margaret Cameron finalist for her series “A Message for my Daughter” and was selected as Black and White Magazine’s Portfolio Spotlight winner for her series Sara’s Sojourn. Her quiet and soulful images have been published in numerous magazines such as Black and White Magazine 2014 & 2017, Victoria Magazine 2000 & 2016, Silvershotz Magazine, Shots Magazine, 5×5 Magazine, Bella Grace Magazine, Raine, Shadow & Light and In-Style Magazine. Erika recently has her images being sold around the world and on greeting cards with Palm Press and book covers. She has also self-published 4 books with her series of work.