ABOUT

"Erica Seccombe uses X-rays to produces 3D images. Her aim is to show how science and art can be combined." Photo: Jay Cronan, Canberra Times, FEBRUARY 20 2015

Erica is a visual artist based in Canberra. Her practice spans from traditional and photographic print media and drawing to experimental digital platforms using frontier scientific visualisation software. Since 2006 she has been an artist and resident researcher at the ANU Department of Applied Mathematics and Vizlab, NCI. 

Erica’s PhD GROW: experiencing Nature in the Fifth Dimension is a practice-led research project investigating time-resolved (4D) micro-X-ray Computed Tomography through immersive stereoscopic digital projection installations and 3D printing.

She is currently a lecturer in Foundation Studies at the ANU School of Art & Design, teaches for The Centre for Art History and Art Theory, and is the Convener of Graduate Studies Coursework for Visual Arts, Design and Art History and Curatorship.

Erica is also contactable through the ANU CT_Lab as a visualisation consultant for the open source software Drishti. 

In May 2017 Erica was re-elected to the board of Megalo Print Studio & Gallery. Traditionally trained in a print making and drawing, Erica is a proud member of Megalo and continues to be passionate about working in the Megalo studios, she has taken up many different roles as an exhibiting artist, a tutor, a staff member, and have been twice an artist in resident, and was previously a board member (from 2007) and Chair of the Board, (2010 - 2014). 

This June 2018 Erica was elected to the Board of ANAT, the Australian Network for Art & Technology. She was a 2010 recipient of the ANAT Synapse Residency, and  continued her support of ANAT as a Selection Committee Panel Member for the Synapse Residency for the past three years.