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April 28 - May 30

Works by Carrie Ida Edinger inspired by Non-native & Invasive Species of Wyoming will be on exhibit in the Northern Trust Gallery from April 29 to May 30, 2022.

Join us for an artist’s reception on Friday, April 29 from 5 PM to 7 PM.

The reception is FREE and OPEN to the public courtesy of first-interstate-bank-logo-vector

This silhouette portrait collection represents some of Wyoming’s non-native and invasive species. I have expanded upon the traditional cut-paper silhouette portrait with contemporary elements such as subtle cut-out features.

The historic silhouette style originates from the Victorian period and is also known as Shadow Portraits. These species are considered to be casting a shadow upon their non-native Wyoming environment while trying to meet their survival needs. Among this collection, what was explored was the type of species as well as the scale of the complex narrative between their transition of habitats.” Carrie Ida Edinger

Carrie Ida Edinger

Observing transitions of objects and environments is a component in Carrie Ida’s art process. She looks at transitions broadly with the study of subject matter, the narrative and even the platforms for visual presentation. Recent exhibits include the 93rd ANNUAL International Competition at The Print Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Multimedia Anthropology Now an online exhibit that features her fieldwork from Sight, Sound, Suburbia. She is the recipient of the 2022 Professional Development/Career Advancement Grant from the Wyoming Arts Council. Carrie Ida received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and a Master of Arts in Contemporary Art Theory concentrating in Visual and Material Culture from the Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh in Scotland.