About Erin Hephzibah
Erin Hephzibah is a musician, artist, and events manager based in Scotland.
Hephzibah performs both as a solo musician and collaborates with other musicians. During her time at Glasgow School of Art, Hephzibah worked in a range of mediums such as sculpture, performance, and printmaking. Since graduating in 2021, Hephzibah has turned her focus to events management.
Beginning at the age of thirteen, Hephzibah’s musical career has seen her support talents like Paolo Nutini, Martin Stephenson, Jill Jackson, and James Grant. She has performed all over Scotland. From community music festivals like Prestfest and FrewFest to iconic Glasgow venues like, King Tuts, St Luke’s, and Oran Mor. In 2017, Hephzibah’s musical prowess saw her across the pond to perform at Tartan Week in New York City.
In addition to performing as a solo artist, Hephzibah has collaborated with a number of musicians and producers in a variety of bands. She worked with actor and singer, Sabrina Mandulu in both Mandulu & Hephzibah and Kodak Ghosts. Alongside Mandulu, Kodak Ghosts included the talents of producer, Derek Fleming, and manager, Jonnie Blackburn. Hephzibah has collaborated with poet, artist, and writer, Georgia Francis to create numerous original songs, including Brain Fog.
From 2022 to 2023, Hephzibah was a member of Glaswegian rock band, The Ronains. With The Ronains, she performed all over the UK and supported talents like Scouting For Girls and Big Country.
In 2021, Hephzibah graduated from the Glasgow School of Art with a BA in Sculpture and Environmental Art. During her art school career, Hephzibah explored a range of topics such as chronic illness, ableism, mythology, folklore, and memory. She created artwork in a wide variety of mediums including sculpture, performance, and printmaking.
For her degree show, Hephzibah collaborated with poet, artist, and writer, Georgia Francis, to create 49.5kg. This performance art piece depicted two sisters’ experiences with chronic illness, caretaking, and ableism. Hephzibah and Francis collaborated previously to explore themes of chronic illness and ableism. In 2019, Hephzibah created a printmaking social experiment, A Painting of Fainting, inspired by Francis's poem, Fainting Girl. Hephzibah started community art project This Is A Migraine Attack in 2020. This project sought to raise awareness and understanding of chronic migraines by creating visual representations of invisible pain.
In addition to her larger art projects, Hephzibah uses her artistic skill for private commissions and her musical and events management roles. Hephzibah single-handedly animated a music video for Fine to be Frightened, a single by her former musical group, Kodak Ghosts. Likewise, Hephzibah uses her artwork in her poster designs as part of her events management responsibilities.
Photo © Erin Hephzibah
Hephzibah began her events management career at The Bungalow Bar in Paisley. Working alongside performers, managers, sound engineers, and bar staff, Hephzibah coordinated live music events at one of Paisley’s most vibrant venues. Hephzibah’s event management roles have continued to grow since her time at The Bungalow. In 2023, she founded her own events management company, Merged Events. Through Merged Events, she manages and hosts weekly music events at Cottons Bar in Renfrew. Since 2022, Hephzibah has been working with award-winning milliner, Leanne Cairns, to expand her business through tailored events.