"For 20 years, Erica—through images of the human body—has attempted to portray the human encounter with transcendence: art's experience of both transcendence and of being alive."  – Shirley Stockdill, Topic (2002)

"Stark but seductive metaphorical paintings of anonymous solitary figures moving through ambiguous light-filled ethereal spaces." – Jack Anderson, Leader-Post (2002)

"The meaning of body travels across assorted materials like paper, graphite, beeswax, clay, steel and lead." – Bryne McLaughlin, Canadian Art (1999)


Articles and Publications

2013   Irene Seiberling. "Erica Grimm's art explores the meaning of the body, experiences." Leader-Post, October 4.
2013   "Events." Galleries West Magazine (spring edition).
2012   Tanis MacDonald. The Daughter's Way: Canadian Women's Paternal Elegies. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfred Laurier Press. Cover art.
2010   Amanda Smith Regier. "The Aesthetics of Attentiveness: An art professor's heart attack teaches her to see, deeply." Trinity Western Magazine, Issue 18.
2009   Deane Downey and Stanley Porter, eds. “Reflections from an ‘Ocean Dweller’: Art as Mimesis, Form, Sign and Philosophical Inquiry” in Crossing the Academy. Pickwick Publications.
2007   "U of R Alumni Represented by the Assiniboia Gallery." Degrees Magazine (fall edition).
2007   Western Living, April 1.
2007   "Stop Me." Times Literary Supplement, January 26.
2007   Rock and Sling Literary Journal. Featured artist, cover art and 10 plates.
2006   Beverly Cramp. "Previews." Galleries West Magazine (fall/winter edition).
2005   Lorna Crozier. Before the First Word: The Poetry of Lorna Crozier. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfred Laurier University Press. Cover art.
2005   Theodore L. Prescott, ed. A Broken Beauty. Eerdmans Publishing. Foreword by Bruce Herman.
2005   The Next Generation: Contemporary Expressions of Faith. New York: MOBIA.
2005   Civa Silver. Eerdmans Publishing.
2005   RAG 25/25 Richmond Art Gallery 1980-2005.
2002   Douglas Todd. "Artist’s Quest: To try to grasp the ineffable with human hands." Vancouver Sun, March 29.
2002   Frank Flegel. "Nash Lecture Links Art and the Gospel." The Prairie Messenger, March 25.
2002   Shirley Stockdill. "The Art of Erica Grimm-Vance: Spirituality in Wax and Steel." Topic.
2002   Jack Anderson. "Ascending Arc typical of artist's body of work."  Leader-Post, March 16.
2001   Tim Bascom. "A Beautiful Affliction: The Art of Erica Grimm-Vance." Image: A Journal of the Arts and Religion, Issue 31 (summer edition). Feature article, cover art, 6 plates.
2000   Susan McCaslin. The Altering Eye. Borealis Press. Cover art.
2000   Susan McCaslin. Flying Wounded. University of Florida Press. Cover art.
1999   "Fast Forward Review." Canadian Art.
1999   "Examining and Experiencing Masculinity." Mattoid 54 - Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies, Victoria, Australia.
1999   Elizabeth M.A. Hodgson. Gender and the Sacred Self in John Donne. University of Delaware Press. Cover art.
1999   Chris Fisher. Voices in the Wilderness. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Hagios Press. Cover art.
1998   Donna Mattila. "Beauty and Angst at the CVAG." The Voice.
1998   Paula Wild. "TAG at CVAG." The Record.
1998   "TAG, You're It." The Record, Arts & Entertainment.
1997   Daniel Coleman. Masculine: Migrations. Toronto, Ontario: University of Toronto Press. Cover art.
1992   Modern Liturgy Magazine.
1991   Prism Magazine. Cover art. 
1990   Modern Liturgy Magazine.
1985   Grain Magazine. Featured artist.



2007   Helene Whitney, director. "The Cloud of Unknowing." Frontlines PBS documentary.
1985   "The Art of Erica Grimm-Vance: From Chaos to Cosmos." Cable Regina documentary.