Erin Ramsay is our bona-fide resident ‘Maritimer’, born and raised in the salty sea air of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. With a BFA in sculpture and drawing, Erin was initially attracted to landscape architecture due to its plethora of material possibilities, and hasn’t looked back, completing her MLA at UBC in 2014.
Despite finding herself on the opposite end of the country, Erin perceives many parallels between her native coast and new home. She acknowledges that beautiful surroundings, readily accessible nature and endless opportunities for adventure certainly help to keep the homesickness at bay.
From working for a Northwest Coast Native art gallery to exploring the Gulf Islands by bike, Erin has fully embraced West Coast culture since moving to BC. She remains true to her roots, however, regularly educating friends and colleagues on the quirks and cuisine of the Maritimes. Don’t make her belt out a sea shanty.