Erin Raedeke received her MFA from American University in 2009 and her BFA in Painting from Indiana University Bloomington in 2000. She also studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Raedeke has exhibited her work extensively in both group and solo shows, nationally as well as internationally. One of her self-portraits was included in the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery in London in 2006. Along with having solo exhibits in NYC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, among others, in 2019 Raedeke had a solo show at the Crisp- Ellert Art Museum in St. Augustine, FL.
Since 2013, Raedeke has been teaching, leading workshops and giving lectures about her work across the country and abroad. She has been a visiting critic at Mount Gretna School of Art, and a guest artist at numerous universities and colleges. Raedeke has taught at multiple institutions, including the Washington Studio School, The College of William & Mary, the Dulwich Art Group, and Black Pond Studio.