Carrie Scanga

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Dream Quarters, 30″ x 22″, etching, 2014

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Pirates of Old Orchard Beach, etching with hand coloring, 30" x 22", 2014

Pirates of Old Orchard Beach, etching with hand coloring, 30″ x 22″, 2014

Seasonal 11, 7.5" x 7.5", pencil and colored pencil, 2012

Seasonal 11, 7.5″ x 7.5″, pencil and colored pencil, 2012

Painted Village, etching with hand coloring, 30" x 22", 2014

Painted Village, etching with hand coloring, 30″ x 22″, 2014

Carrie Scanga is a printmaker and installation artist. Her works on paper, artists books, and installations have been exhibited in over 50 solo and group exhibitions and received critical recognition in The Boston Globe, and the popular art blog, Printeresting.org. Her recent notable exhibition venues include: the Portland Museum of Art (Portland, ME), the Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art (Kingston, NY), PLUG Projects (Kansas City, MO), Islip Art Museum (East Islip, NY), St. Louis Craft Alliance (St. Louis, MO), Tiger Strikes Asteroid (Philadelphia, PA), El Conteiner (Quito, Ecuador), Janet Turner Print Museum (Chico, CA), and the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (New Paltz, NY).

She has been awarded two consecutive fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, a fellowship from The MacDowell Colony, and residencies at the Blue Mountain Center, Fundación Valparaíso, Sculpture Space, Artspace, and the Salina Art Center. Grants from the Pollock Krasner Foundation and the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation have supported the development of her work.

Carrie Scanga attended Bryn Mawr College and the San Francisco Art Institute as an undergraduate and earned the MFA degree from University of Washington in Seattle in 2001. Her current projects include a book arts collaboration with Maine artist Rebecca Goodale, her traveling solo exhibition and performance work, “Breathe: The Emergent Colony,” and ongoing explorations in printmaking.