Paintings

For over twenty years I have been making work that relates to one subject—life forms in nature and our relationship to the natural world. My work depicts the order beneath the confusion found in two worlds: nature here on earth and deep cosmos—both of which are astounding, capricious and seemingly anarchic. Read Carrie’s full artist’s statement.

About

Carrie Lederer was raised in Detroit, Michigan, and studied sculpture at Michigan State University. She has been an exhibiting artist for over thirty years and continues to show her work nationally. Lederer’s exhibitions have been reviewed in local and national publications, and she was the recipient of the prestigious Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Award. See her full bio.

Installation/Sculpture

Lederer’s installations—built like a 3D still-life—use both real and constructed nature to explore ideas about landscape. Woven into her dense, tapestry-like environments is a constellation of objects representing sound, movement, texture and pattern found in our nature world. Read more about Lederer’s sculpture and installation.

Detritus

I'm delighted to participate in Detritus at San Jose ICA this summer! The exhibition explores the leftover scraps and byproducts of the art-making process that artists do not discard for a number of compelling reasons. Taking inspiration from the field of...
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Artik Art and Architecture in San Jose, opening June 1st

Curated by Kathryn Funk, this exhibition includes paintings and prints by Lederer spanning a 10 year period. Lederer's work addresses her long-time interest in life forms in nature and our relationship to...
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Wondrous Strange at Diablo College, interview by artist Michele Theberge

Artist Michele Theberge met me at my 10 year survey exhibition at Diablo Valley College and produced this wonderful video of our visit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RAsOOCgOTg  
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