Erica Spitzer Rasmussen is an artist who creates mixed media and handmade paper garments. She received her BFA (1990) and MFA (1997) from the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis), which included coursework in Mexico and Greece.  Her current work explores issues of identity and corporeality, often utilizing clothing as a metaphor for one’s skin. Her work has been featured on the pages of FIBERARTS, Surface Design, Hand Papermaking, Craft Arts International and American Craft.  Rasmussen teaches studio arts as a full professor at Metropolitan State University (St. Paul, MN).  Her sculptural and wearable works are exhibited internationally.