Carrie Scanga ’99 receives Pollock-Krasner Grant

Posted December 12th, 2008 at 5:27 pm.

Scanga's <i>Concession Stand</i>, 2001.

Scanga's Concession Stand, 2001.

Visual artist Carrie Scanga ’99 has been awarded a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant, which will support her studio practice for a year. Scanga’s work, which often uses paper as both a support and a sculptural medium, explores “the relationship between our internal physical sense of occupying bodies and our perceptions of occupying architectural space.” She has been a resident at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass.; New Hampshire’s MacDowell Colony, Artspace, of Raleigh, N.C.; and Sculpture Space in Utica, N.Y. Her work has also been supported by fellowship grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation.

For more information about Scanga and examples of her work, see her Web site: http://www.carriescanga.com.

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