Erik Parra USA, b. 1975


Christopher Knight, Uncharted Seas in ‘How to Build a Foghorn” at Samuel Freeman

Gallery, Los Angeles Times, August 12, 2016.


International Painting Annual No. 6, Manifest Press

New American Paintings, Juried Exhibitions in Print, Issue #115, December 2014-

January 2015.  


Muzzle Literary and Art Magazine Best Of Issue, Muzzle Literary and Art Magazine,  

August 2011.


DeWitt Cheng, Out and About at Zughaus, Krowswork, and WE Artspace, East Bay

Express, April 20-26, 2011.


Sam Stander, Pick of the Week, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, vol.44, no. 43, July

28- August 3, 2010.


Emmanuel Hapsis and Kristin Farr, Studio Invasion, KQED Arts, September 04, 2010,

MomentaArt 2004/2005 Catalogue, MomnetaArt Brooklyn, NY, 2005.


The El Paso Times, July 27, 2003. 


Publications as Author

“We Live Only Through Ourselves” Catalogue Essay for Artist Ben Buswell’s solo exhibition. Upfor Gallery, Portland, OR.  

Plastic Antinomy, Fall 2009, 14-15.


“On Art and Water” Critical Essay on Olaffur Eliasson’s use of water as a medium,  

Plastic Antinomy, Fall 2009, 14-15.


“Cosmos Deep” Critical Review of Bryson Gil’s solo exhibition, 

BeefMasterMagazine  , Feb. 2010.


Selected Visiting Artist Lectures 

Stamford American International School—Singapore, SG, February 07, 2015.

University of San Francisco—San Francisco, CA, September 10, 2014.

Portland Community College– Portland, OR, December 3, 2013.

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. March 26,2013.



Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Fannie Mae, San Francisco, CA.

Kimberley Johansson, San Francisco, CA.

Tommy Guerero, San Francisco, CA.