I'm very much drawn into the concept of chance in general. I like artwork that poetically reflects this kind of inconsistency and I appreciate the creator's courage to embrace the uncertainties.

Erin Zhao

About the Artist


Erin Zhao (b. 1991) is a multidisciplinary artist based in San Francisco, CA working in printmaking, painting, and installation. Rooted in her study of Eastern and Western Philosophy, Erin’s work explores the intangibility of perception through the physicality of her materials. Paying particular attention to the interaction of light and form, Erin uses transparency and abstraction to mimic the ethereal and elusive nature of human consciousness.

News and Notables
  • Artist in residence, Golden Foundation for the Arts, 2023

  • Two-person exhibition, Language of Form, Heron Arts, 2023

  • Featured in Voyage LA, 2023