B. 1980, Cleveland, Ohio

Erika Neola received her BFA in Film, Video and Photographic Arts from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2005. After working as a photographer's assistant, helping to co-found Front Room Gallery, and touring with a double-dutch team, she relocated to Brooklyn, NY in 2008.

Erika established her career in post-production at Box Services as the Director of the Fine Art Printing Dept. During her nearly 8 years at Box, she printed numerous exhibitions and was involved in the production of fine-art photography books for some of the most influential photographers and artists in the industry including Philip-Lorcia diCorcia, Roni Horn and Annie Leibovitz.

After a short break as a freelance retoucher, she joined the team at Industrial Color as a Senior Post Production Manager for their High-End Retouching team Impact Digital in 2018. Her clients included Banana Republic, Universal Standard, MAC Cosmetics, Tom Ford Beauty, MILK Makeup, Justice, Victoria's Secret & many others. She is currently the Director of Post Production at JWALK Creative Agency.

Erika is also an avid runner/cyclist, and teaches indoor cycling at The Monster Cycle in NYC. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her partner, Brenden Beecy, and their cat Toru. 

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