Erin O'Hara studied art at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Hunter College. She graduated with BFA in 2002. Her video art series entitled "Dessert" has been shown in Scope Miami, AFH Gallery, and The Curator’s Office. She produced, co-edited and co-sound designed "Marin Blue", a feature film directed by Matthew Hysell. The film had it's world premiere in 2009 at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival in the Forum Section and recieved distribution in Germany from the Arsenal Institute of Film and Video Art.