Carla Contreras

Atlanta, GA
Carla Contreras (M.F.A., painting) is an Ecuadorian visual artist who currently lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia. Contreras works in varying mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, and most recently installations. Her work deals with an inquisitive observation of the booming urban ecosystem and those who inhabit it. Through a multidisciplinary artistic practice that combines painting, drawing, printmaking, installation and objects, Contreras pays attention to the contrasting particularities of a wealthy developing metropolis with the intention to share her concern with the fate and condition of individuals, communities, and minorities that struggle to survive.