Erika Vala is a a painter, curator and merchant of beautiful adornments.  She was born in Oregon and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Her current medium is watercolor and is influenced by the great watercolorists of the 18th and 19th century; Turner, Granet, Charles Burchfield, Homer and Thomas Moran.

The mood and feelings evoked from the renderings of “classic” landscapes are her primary interest and focus. She can be contacted at