As an artist, Mrs. Midiri specializes in colorful and vibrant acrylic paintings whose subject matter includes portraits, jazz musicians and theater architecture. Her style combines lighting and shading of Realism with the energy, exuberance with pure, brilliant colors of the Fauves, a French group of painters who flourished at the turn of the 20th century. Her paintings have earned several awards though national and regional juried exhibitions, and resides in several private collections. Graduating with a Bachelors of Fine Art as well as a B.A. in Graphic Design from Grandview University, former painting instructor at Ocean City Arts Center, Ericka currently is an Associate Artist with Ocean City Fine Arts League, and Nashville North Studios (Art Gallery and Music Studio). Available works are listed at social media Instagram account #erickamidiriart.