Erica Meier is a Wisconsin-based artist living near Milwaukee. She received her BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2009 and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013. Meier is currently the interim studio technician for the Jewelry and Metalsmithing Studio and associate lecturer at UW-Milwaukee. Meier was a resident designer and metalsmith at Waterford Precision Cycles developing and building internationally renowned and award-winning steel and stainless bicycle frames. She exhibits her work nationally and internationally and has been teaching in the UW system since 2012 at such schools as UW-Madison, UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater.