Santa Barbara artist Erika Carter is inspired by her external surroundings, years of travel to Mexico, her historic art space (Green House Studio) and her own backyard. Many of her paintings are inspired by the woman who lived for more than 70 years at what is now Erika's studio. Erika's lush work is influenced by her impression of the woman and the beautiful fruit trees, birds and animals in her yard. Acrylic on birch panel. USA. 8"W x 10"H.