Erika Hewston is a Textile artist located in Pennsylvania who creates woven and quilted pieces. Growing up around her mother and grandmother greatly influenced her love of craft. She began quilting by the age of 9 and was introduced to weaving her senior year of high school which led her to concentrate in Textiles for her BFA at Kutztown University.
Following completion of her degree she obtained the Department Lead position in the Weaving and Fringe Department of Barbett Industries Inc. where she coordinates production goals and produced textile trims for the United States Government and Military.
She is currently pursuing her Masters in Arts Administration at Kutztown university where she is the graduate assistant to the program. In addition to her educational work she is working part time as a sewer and long arm quilter at Meg’s Quilted memories.
Erika continues to create her own pieces in her spare time while showcasing work in local boutiques, shows, and galleries.