Erina works at her small home studio creating functional wares and goods through experimenting with printing, natural dyes, and materials. She also works as a freelance textile designer creating patterns for Hanamaru Textiles.

Erina completed her BFA in Studio Arts at Appalachian State University. With a background in printmaking and textiles she is currently teaching at the Textile Arts Center in Manhattan and Brooklyn and PUF Studios in Poughkeepsie, NY.