1977 Born on March 17 in Bilbao (Basque Country).
Finishes her Fine Arts degree course in the Painting Department of the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland.
Receives her M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles. Co-founds the travelling nonprofit Art2012 with Kate Fowle and Renaud Proch. Participates in the group exhibition Death & Co at Galería Garash in Mexico City.
Takes part in a collective show held at China Art Objects and Blum & Poe, two Los Angeles galleries, and in another group exhibition curated by Walead Beshty at the Pelham Art Center in New York. Her work is chosen for the research project The Backroom, presented at the San Francisco art galleries New Langton Arts and San Francisco Camerawork.
Holds two solo shows, Erlea Maneros Zabala: Exhumation at Queen’s Nails Annex in San Francisco, and Erlea Maneros Zabala in the Abstract Cabinet of Sala Rekalde in Bilbao. Presentation of The Backroom research project, in which she is a participant, at the Kadist Art Foundation in Paris.
Is awarded a residency at the Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center in Istanbul. Solo exhibitions at the Seamen’s Art Club in Hamburg, the Fellows of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and Redling Fine Art, also in Los Angeles.
Participates in the group show After the Final Simplification of Ruins at Centro Cultural Montehermoso in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Country). The Galería Carreras Múgica in Bilbao dedicates an entire exhibition to her work.