Carissa Carman earned her BA from the University of California Chico and her MFA in Fibres and Material Practice from Concordia University, Montreal. She has exhibited at the Center for Book Arts, Eyebeam, Havana Biennale, Islip Art Museum, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, and the Textile Museum of Canada, among other locations. Carman has been recognized with a Trustees Teaching Award for her work in her current position as Area Coordinator and Lecturer in Fibers at Indiana University. Her interdisciplinary artwork incorporates social practice directed by the construction, design, and usability of specialty objects and services.
a time when we once were
Images courtesy of the IU Office of the Provost (Ethan Gill).