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Visual Arts

Featured Artists

This small selection represents just some of the local and national artists that have exhibited at the Carr Center gallery. From solo shows to large group exhibitions, the Carr Center has always been a place where audiences can find and engage with thought provoking and engaging works of art.

The Carr Center Gallery serves as a venue for the display, experience, and discussion, of insightful and provocative works of art and culture that speak to or speak from black experience. Our purpose as a creative space is to challenge traditions, realign standards, and break rules with the ultimate goal of creating accessible art-based, deep learning experiences.

Resident Artist, Visual Art

Carrie Mae Weems
Carrie Mae Weems is a graduate of California Institute of the Arts, Valencia (BA) and University of California, San Diego (MFA), Carrie Mae Weems is an American visual artist recognized for her groundbreaking and impactful work in photography, video installation, the written word, and audio. Weems' thought provoking work views and presents the black experience as a complex symptom of the American landscape, tackling issues such as gender, class, politics, and sexuality through the lens of race. Weems lives in Syracuse, New York where she produces works that provide social commentary on the experiences of people of color in America.
Weems will be the mentor for the Independent Scholars Fellowship, a program designed to provide opportunities for early career artists and art historians to access, and work alongside nationally and internationally renowned artists of color. If you are interested in applying, click here.