Carla Contreras

Atlanta, GA
Carla Contreras (M.F.A., painting, 2020) is an Ecuadorian visual artist based in Atlanta, Georgia. She works in various mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, and installation. Contreras’ work documents her inquisitive observations of the booming urban ecosystem and those who inhabit it. Through her practice, she highlights the jarring contrasts within wealthy developing metropolises, foregrounding the conditions — and fates — of marginalized individuals and communities.