Current Exhibition: "File Save / Sift Search" at AUTOMAT thru April 29.   —   Upcoming Exhibition: Field Projects Gallery ~ Online   —

growing, changing, breaking, sprouting, arching, drooping, spines, fractures, curves, spikes, sharp, death, preservation, protection, tombstones, rocks, flowers, grieving, sympathy, plaster, clay, wire, crayons, sharpies, oil bars, serious, silly, familiar, surreal.

carrie R is a New Jersey-born sculptor who lives and works in Philadelphia. She received her BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, and is the recipient of a Pollination Project Seed Grant, Common Field Travel Scholarship, and James O. Dumont Travel Grant Award. As an active member of her former New Jersey community, she has guest lectured, workshopped, and volunteered for educational programs and councils, and co-organized exhibitions under the collaborative initiatives New Art Syndicate and Carrie & Morgan.
b. 1990, NJ
lives & works in PHL
Education
2013, BFA – Visual Arts, Sculpture, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Exhibitions
2021, File Save/Sift Search, AUTOMAT, Philadelphia, PA
2021, Carrie & Morgan II, Sewing Factory, Philadelphia, PA
2019, Carrie & Morgan, 529 Bangs, Asbury Park, NJ
2018, This is Us, Chashama, Matawan, NJ
2017, Grocery (New Art Syndicate), 529 Bangs, Asbury Park, NJ
2013, Select Art Fair, Art Basel Miami Beach, FL
2013, But No, Yeah, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ
2012, Systems, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ
2012, Project 3×2, Livingston Arts Building (LAB) Gallery, Piscataway, NJ
2011, Capital City Art Show, Art Works Gallery, Trenton, NJ
2011, Chance, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ
Awards and Grants
2018, NJ Creative Placemaking Summit Scholarship
2017, Pollination Project Seed Grant
2017, Common Field Travel Scholarship
2017, Center for Nonprofits Summit Scholarship
2014, ArtSlant Showcase Winner, 3rd Place
2013, James O. Dumont Travel Grant Award
2012, Mason Gross Gallery Award
Publications as Author
2017, “Robert Melee: Semi-Quasi Bower Recreational”, Exhibition Catalogue, Beeler Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design
2014, “Rate My Artist Residency: Money for Artists”, NY Arts Magazine, Online
2013, “A Glimpse Into Contemporary Dance”, NY Arts Magazine, Feature, Vol 20, N.4
2013, “Matthew Brannon: In Italy It’s Called..”, NY Arts Magazine, Book Reviews, Vol 20, N.4
2013, “Giuseppe Gabellone”, NY Arts Magazine, Book Reviews, Vol 20, N.4
2013, “Vessels at the Hort”, NY Arts Magazine, Exhibition Preview, Online
Press
Michelle Gladden, “Carrie & Morgan Exhibit at 529 Bangs“, Asbury Park Sun, July 2019
Jason Thomson, “Carrie & Morgan”, TriCity News, July 2019, p. 51
Ariel Nessel, “Food For Thought: 14 Ways to Transform a Community”, HuffPost, October 2017
Michelle Gladden, “New Art Syndicate Opens on Bangs Avenue”, Asbury Park Sun, May 2017
Billy Anania, “Asbury Park art collective premieres first exhibition”, Asbury Park Press, May 2017
The Editors, “How This Art Garden Grows”, The Coaster, May 2017
The Editors, “Asbury Park Citizens Successfully Lobby for Arts & Culture in New Master Plan”, CreativeNJ.org, February 2017
Chris Jordan, “Petition drive: The future of the arts in Asbury Park”, Asbury Park Press, February 2017
Merray Gerges, “The Anxiety of Being a Critic on the Internet”, Hyperallergic, June 2015
Memberships and Collaborations
2021, Conference Committee Member, International Sculpture Center
2019 – present, Member, International Sculpture Center
2017 – present, Member, Common Field – national network of independent visual arts organizers
2017 – 2020, Co-founder/collaborator, New Art Syndicate, nonprofit art collective