Carrie Scanga

Carrie Scanga (b. 1977, USA) is an installation artist and printmaker with an MFA from the University of Washington in Seattle.  Her magical realist images and her installations of folded paper and light have been exhibited in over 50 solo and group exhibitions and received critical recognition in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and the popular art blog,  Notable venues include: 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). 

Scanga 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 lives in Portland, Maine and is an art professor at Bowdoin College. Her work is in numerous private and public collections, including the Free Library of Philadelphia and five public university collections.

Subway Tile Mirage by Carrie Scanga