Erina works at her small home studio creating functional wares and goods through experimenting with printing, natural dyes, and materials. She is also the Printmaking and Fibers Studio Tech for the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center, and 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.