ERIN Hanson is a life-long painter, beginning her study of oil painting at 10 years old. As a teenager, she worked in a mural studio creating paintings for restaurants and casinos around the world. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Erin Hanson took pause from art to major in Bioengineering. She has since spent seven years rock climbing and painting the scenery of Utah, Nevada, Arizona and California. Erin Hanson has created a unique style of her own, bringing elements of classic impressionism together with modern expressionism, and a dash of “plein-air style.” Her oil paintings stand out in crowd, bringing a fresh new look to contemporary Western landscapes.