Originally from Quito, Ecuador, Carla Contreras is a multidisciplinary visual artist and educator living and working in Atlanta since 2016, when she came to pursue her M.F.A degree in Painting at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Contreras’s artwork deals with ideas related to the human condition, the seek for balance, and connection with nature. Her work has been exhibited at MOCA Ga, The Mint Museum (Charlotte, NC), The Hambidge Art Auction, the ART PAPERS Auction The Callanwolde Fine Art Center, The Johns Creek Art Center, The Lovett School, Pace Academy, The Coca-Cola Head Quarters, SCAD Art Sales, The Shops at Buckhead, O/Art and The City Auction, and local contemporary galleries like MINT, EYP/100, Besharat, FreeMarket Gallery. Contreras has been featured in covers, publications, and reviews for the AJC Journal, ELYSIAN Magazine’s Arts and Culture 2020 issue, SCAD Connector, BuckHaven Lifestyle Magazine, Studio Visit Magazine, BURNAWAY, ArtsATL, SHOUTOUT Atlanta, The VoyageATL Magazine for their “Thought Provokers: celebrating artists & creatives” Series, Univision 34 Atlanta, La Vision Atlanta Radio and Newspaper.
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