Group Exhibitions


2017          The Open Photo Project.  Seattle Erotic Arts Festival, Seattle, WA


                  The Open Photo Project.  NMCI Conference, Vienna


2016          Selections from Plastic Portraits. Artslope, New York


                  Selections from The Open Photo Project, WIP, New York


2015          Selections from Stolen Moments.The Schermerhorn, New York.


2013          Selections from Plastic Portraits.  Red Lotus Room, New York


                  Mamacocha. The Sandylore Symposium, New York


                  What You See is What You Get.  God Direct Line, Italy


2011          Real People.  Old Court House Figurative League, Illinois


                  Summer Showcase International.  Gallore Gallery, Connecticut


                  Art for Soul with East African Center. Gallery Bar, New York


2009          Artlive.  Chair and the Maiden Gallery, New York


2008          Preview. Chair and the Maiden Gallery, New York



Solo Exhibitions


2013           Plastic Portraits.  Birch at the Gershwin Hotel, New York


                   Selections from Plastic Portraits.  The Schermerhorn, New York


2010           Stolen Moments.  Chair and the Maiden Gallery, New York


2009           One and the Same. Chair and the Maiden Gallery, New York





2018          Feature, The Everyday Lives of the Non-monogamous

                  BBC World in Pictures, February, 2018

                  Featured Article, Photographs of Non-monogamous

                  L'Oeil de la Photographie, February, 2018


                  Featured Article, If the Partner Also Loves Others: These Couples Know How it                          Feels

                  Stern Magazine, January, 2018

                  Featured Article, The Daily Lives of Poly People

                  BTRtoday, January, 2018



2017          Featured Article, Photo Series Captures the Elusive World of Polyamory.

                  Resource Magazine 


                  Featured Article. Poly Role Models Blog.





2011--2014          International Center of Photography


2010                    Bachelor of Fine Arts, The New School, New York, NY


1999                    Associates of the Arts and Science, Bellevue Community                                                              College, Bellevue, WA

Erika Kapin

Erika June Kapin is a photographer who loves to share the stories of people, their relationships with the world, and their relationships with each other.  Born in Seattle, Washington, Erika moved to NYC in 2005 where she received her BFA from the New School in 2010. Erika has studied and worked as a teaching assistant at International Center of Photography. Currently living in New York City, Erika continues to work on her personal projects.

In 2008 Erika began an association with the Chair and the Maiden gallery where her photographs have been featured the group shows “Preview” and “ArtLive”(2008/2009) as well as in her solo exhibitions “One and the Same”(2009)  and “Stolen Moments”(2010).  Also in NYC, Erika's body of work "Plastic Portraits" has received a solo exhibition at Birch NYC(2013), The Schermerhorn(2013/2014) and group exhibitions at the Red Lotus Room(2013).  The "Plastic Portraits" were featured in the international group show, "What You See is What You Get"(2013) in Bari, Italy.  Kapin’s most recent work, The Open Photo Project has been shown both nationally at The Seattle Erotic Arts Festival and internationally at the Non-monogamies and Contemporary Intimacies Conference in Vienna.


© Erika Kapin