Carrie Seid is a nationally recognized artist who exhibits her work in galleries all over the United States. Carrie received her B.F.A. from The Rhode Island School of Design in 1984, then went on to receive her M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Art, where she was a Merit Scholar.Carrie has taught at numerous universities around the United States, including The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, State University of New York at Buffalo, Niagara County Community College, Daemen College, Arizona State University and University of Arizona. Her teaching career spawned “Creative Catalyst Training,” her own program designed to help reach their highest goals. Carrie leads live workshops, conducts corporate trainings, and individual consultations with creative professionals. Winner of the Purchase Award in 2003, Carrie’s work is part of the permanent collection of The Tucson Museum of Art where she also had a solo exhibition. In 2006, she was featured on “Arizona Illustrated” on KUAT television, and has also been interviewed for radio and podcasts. Carrie also designed products for TAG, Inc., and Modulus, Inc., in Chicago, as well as Terragrafics, Inc., in San Francisco. She’s been awarded numerous public art commissions in Arizona, including the The Udall Senior Center, five different projects at the Oro Valley Hospital, a glass walkway in the Ellie Towne Community Center, and a giant steel orange slice and two benches along the Orange Grove Road expansion project in Tucson.