Aimee Erickson (b. 1967) is an oil painter living in Portland, Oregon. She was trained as an illustrator and has developed a warm, inviting pictorial voice grounded in traditional realism, informed by the principles of design, and inspired by nature and human experience. She holds a BFA in Visual Communication Design, and has also studied with a number of prominent painters including Sherrie McGraw, David Leffel, Burton Silverman, Joseph Paquet, William Park, Stephen Hayes, and Ray Roberts.
Since 2013 Aimee has won Best of Show at plein air events all over the country including Laguna, Carmel, Olmsted, Sonoma, and Pacific Northwest, and has won major awards from the Portrait Society of America, American Women Artists, and Oil Painters of America.