EDUCATION

2000        UNC - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Master of Fine Arts    MFA

1998        Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL Bachelor of Fine Arts   BFA

1996        University of Tampa, Tampa, FL Bachelor of Arts    BA

1994        Brevard College, Brevard, NC Associate of Arts    AA

 

SOLO / COLLABORATION  

2017 APPROPRIATE - ETC Gallery, NCSSM - Durham, NC

2015 CROSSING THE LINES (collaboration w/Max McMichaels) - Upfront Gallery, Artspace - Raleigh, NC

2015 WITH EVERYONE WATCHING (collaboration w/George Jenne) - LUMP Gallery - Raleigh, NC

2010 THEY BITE BECAUSE THEY ARE ALIVE - East End Gallery, Carrboro ArtsCenter - Carrboro, NC

2004 LITTLE GIRLS IN BARS - Luna Lounge Gallery - New York, NY

2002 ILLEGAL SMILE - Crossley Gallery - Sarasota, FL

1999 FAMILY PORTRAITS - John and June Allcott Gallery - Chapel Hill, NC

1998 TOOLS & TOKENS - The Gallery at 508 - Sarasota, FL

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 The Carnegie Gallery - 'The Nothing That Is' - Covington, KY.

2017 Artspace NC - corridor exhibition - Raleigh, NC

2017 Brownsville Museum of Fine Art - 45th International - Brownsville, TX

2017 JF Gallery - West Palm Beach, FL

 

2016 The New Contemporaries - LIGHT Gallery - Chapel Hill, NC

2016 Strange Figurations - Limner Gallery - Hudson, NY

2016 ARTundressed, 6th annual Creative Arts Festival, Miami, Florida

2016 FRESH – Gallery One (juried by Marshall N. Price, Nasher Museum of Art curator) May 19th-June 25th

2016 NC Artist Exhibition - Betty McCain Gallery, - Raleigh, NC

2016 Surreal Salon 8 - Baton Rouge Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art (juried by Elizabeth McGraph) - Baton Rouge, LA

 

2015 Plural Unique 4 - Next Gallery - Palazzo, Italy

2015 The New Contemporaries - LIGHT Gallery - Chapel Hill, NC

2015 New Familiar - The Brayer Gallery (curated by Nancy Pham) - Ventura, CA

2015 ARTPRIZE - DeVos Place Convention Center - Grand Rapids, MI

2015 Voices - An Artist's Perspective - NAWA Gallery - New York, NY

2015 Durham Art Guild 61st juried exhibition - Suntrust Gallery (juror: Alice Gray Stites) - Durham, NC

2015 5th Annual Juried Exhibition - 110 Gallery (juried by Scott Lawrimore) Seattle, WA

2015 Au Naturel, the Nude in the 21st Century - Nebeker Art Gallery - Astoria, OR

2015 Here To Go - MINT Gallery - Atlanta, GA

2015 Surreal Salon 7 - Baton Rouge Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art (juried by Shag) - Baton Rouge, LA

 

2014 Shifting Alterity: Otherness In Our Social Landscape - Skylight Gallery NYC - Chelsea, NY

2014 Strange Figurations - Limner Gallery - Hudson, NY

2014 57th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art - Strohl Art Center (Juror: Jerry Saltz) - Chautauqua, NY

2014 Body Language - Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, OCCCA - Santa Ana, CA

2014 Dark - Arc Gallery - San Francisco, CA

2014 Eye of the Artist - Welborn Gallery - Yadkinville, NC

2014 Figuratively Speaking - The Rymer Gallery - Nashville, TN

2014 FALC 19th Annual Art Exhibition - The Page Walker Art & History Center - Cary, NC

2014 Rochester Erotic Arts Festival, Rochester, NY

2014 Nude Attitude - Peoria Art Guild - Peoria, IL

2014 Abstract Sanctuary - Verum Ultimum Gallery - Portland, OR

2014 Impressions - Las Laguna Art Gallery - Laguna Beach, CA

2013 Au Naturel, Nude in the 21st Century - Nebeker Art Gallery - Astoria, OR

2013 NC Artist Exhibition - Betty McCain Gallery, - Raleigh NC2012 After Dark - Greg Moon Gallery - Taos, NM

2011 2D National Figurative Exhibition - LH Horton Jr. Gallery - Stockton, CA

2011 REAL PEOPLE – Old Court House Gallery - Woodstock, IL

2006 Zombie Art Show, Chapel Hill Comics, Chapel Hill, NC

2002 Turning Point Seven - Mira Mar Gallery - Sarasota, FL

2001 The Young Ones - Lump Gallery - Raleigh, NC

2000 New Currents in Contemporary Art - Ackland Art Museum - Chapel Hill, NC

1999 Pink and Grey - Allcott Gallery - Chapel Hill, NC

1998 Voices - Ringling School of Art and Design Campus (grant installation) - Sarasota, FL

1998 Auto-Biography - Asolo Theatre - (mixed media performance grant) - Sarasota, FL

1996 Auto Body Paintings - Lee Scarfone/Hartley Gallery - Tampa, FL

 

RESIDENCIES

2015 Artspace, summer studio residency/fellowship (July) - Raleigh, NC

2015 Vermont Studio Center, summer residency (May) with partial merit grant - Johnson, Vermont

2002 Alumni Visiting Artist in Residence, Ringling School of Art and Design - Sarasota, FL

2001 Artist in Residence, Ringling School of Art and Design – Sarasota, FL

1998 Art New England, summer residency at Bennington College - Bennington, VT

 

AWARDS

2017 Sam and Adele, GOLDEN Foundation for the Art & Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, arts educator residency finalist, $1000

2017 Brownsville Museum of Fine Art - 45th International - Brownsville, TX - 3rd place Drawing Award

2015 ArtSlant 2015: Showcase/Gallery Winner round 1-6 (painting) http://www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/237016-carrie-alter?tab=AWARDS

2015 2nd place winner at Au Naturel exhibition: https://www.clatsopcc.edu/about-ccc/press-releases/ccc-announces-2015-au-naturel-exhibit-award-winners

2014 SeeMe take over Times Square, Video billboard installation, NY: http://www.elnya.org/2014/07/16/seemetakeover-at-times-square/

2014 Gallery for me, I paint therefore I am:  Winner: http://galleryfor.me/i-paint-therefore-i-am-winners

2014 Art Master of the Month (June): http://galleryfor.me/art-masters-this-month-

2014 ArtSlant 2014: April & May Showcase Winner: http://www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/237016-carrie-alter?tab=AWARDS

2014 Fine Arts League of Cary 3rd place winner: http://www.fineartsleagueofcary.org/Slide_Shows/2014_AJS_Cafe_Images/album/

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016 Artist Interview, DON'T YOU LIE TO ME, Podcast: http://www.dontyoulietome.com/alter/

2016 MONSTER DRAW, North Carolina Museum of Art: http://ncartmuseum.org/calendar/event/2016/08/26/monster_drawing_rally_2016/1800

2016 Review from Italian newspaper of Next Gallery, Plural Unique 4, Palazzo, Italy: http://www.carriealter.com/italy.html

2015 Artistic influence as a genetic concern in current exhibits where parents collaborate with their kids. The Indy, NC:

http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/artistic-influence-as-a-genetic-concern-in-current-exhibits-where-parents-collaborate-with-their-kids/Content?oid=4933609

2015 Who's Afraid of Feminism? AIR Gallery; catalog Brooklyn, NY, October 2015: http://airgallery.org/exhibitions/whosafraidoffeminism/

2015 Exposure Award Reception at the Louvre, photography presented at private reception, Musee du Louvre, Paris - France, July 13th, 2015 https://issuu.com/exposureaward/docs/the_portraiture_collection?e=0/14458611

2015 Artist Interview in Peripheral ARTeries: http://issuu.com/artpress/docs/peripheral_arteries_art_review_-_ma_91e58f951d8abb

2014 Burnaway.org Studio Interview by Shana Garr: http://burnaway.org/studio-visit-carrie-alter-chapel-hill/

2014 Art Scene Today - Off The Grid, online interview: http://artscenetoday.com/juried-exhibitions/grid/

2014 Level 25 Art journal, CORPUS: http://issuu.com/level25artjournal/docs/level25artjournal_corpus2014pdf

2014 Digital share: http://artfromtheedge.net/post/114894365567/they-bite-colic-by-carrie-alter-could-you

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016- current Art Instructor: North Carolina School of Science and Math (NCSSM)

2016 North Carolina Museum of Art, Find the genius of your Mark, workshop. Raleigh NC May 21st 2016

2016 UNC – Chapel Hill, Department of Economics - 2-day Lecturer for Entrepreneur Makers course - Chapel Hill, NC

2015-2016 Nasher Museum, Nasher Creates drawing workshops, Durham NC

2013-2016 Adjunct Art Professor: Meredith College Art Department - Raleigh, NC

2008-2016 Drawing Instructor: Carrboro Arts Center - Carrboro, NC

2012-2014 Governor's School NC: Area II – (Philosophy) summer job - Raleigh, NC

2010-2014 Visiting Lecturer/Art Department: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC

2003 Adjunct Professor (painting): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC

2000 Adjunct Professor (drawing): UNC Friday Center for Continuing Education - Chapel Hill, NC

2000-2003 Adjunct Professor of Art: Elon University - Elon, NC

2000 Adjunct Professor (drawing): Durham Technical Community College - Durham, NC

 

LECTURES

2016 Why Drawing? “Marks of Genius”, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC March 7th 2016

2015 Academic Art Lecture at USSEA conference, Queens Museum, Queens NY, July 17th

2002 Artist Lecture Series in conjunction with Crossley Gallery solo show, Ringling School of Art and Design - Sarasota, FL

 

COLLECTIONS

Gray Collection, New York, NY

Felicia Michaels, Beverly Hills, CA

Dr. Thomas McGuire, Sarasota, FL

Jefferson Holt Collection, Greensboro, NC

Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

Century Center, Carrboro, NC

Carrboro Arts Center, Carrboro, NC

 

Artist Interview, DON'T YOU LIE TO ME, Podcast: LISTEN HERE  http://www.dontyoulietome.com/