Erika Gentry is an Imaging Artist and Educator. She owns and operates Time Flies Productions, an intimate, hands-on digital imaging, photography and print studio serving clients throughout the Bay Area. An early advocate of the creative digital domain, she has been teaching and presenting Photoshop, photography and multimedia at the institutional, organizational and individual levels nationwide since 1996.
She has been an independent project director and digital consultant for corporate clients such as Apple, Kodak, Business 2.0 Magazine and industry-celebrated photography books: John Sperling’s politically divisive The Great Divide: Retro vs. Metro (2004) and most recently renowned documentary photographer Colin Finlay’s Testify (2006).
Gentry completed her master of fine arts degree in The School of Imaging Arts and Sciences at New York’s Rochester Institute of Technology. Her personal photographic projects explore issues of identity as expressed through the use of technology. By collaborating with members of the community, she creates installation portraiture in an interpretive and docunarrative format using stills, video and sound. She exhibits her art work nationally and serves on the Board of Directors for Fotovision.org.