Carrie Hott was born in Fort Collins, CO, grew up in Phoenix, AZ, and currently lives in Oakland, CA. She received her B.F.A. from Arizona State University in 2003 and her M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2007. Hott works in a variety of media including painting, drawing, installation, printmaking, and sculpture. Her work has been exhibited most recently at and Adobe Books Backroom Gallery in San Francisco, CA and Cosign Projects in St. Louis, MO. In October 2010, Hott was an artist-in-residence at the Philadelphia Art Hotel in Philadelphia, PA.
Current projects involve preoccupations with natural and artificial light, blackouts, whales, and the human ability to understand all of the above and more. Through her practice, Hott works to find origins, locate history, and connect tangents.
In addition to co-directing the Royal NoneSuch Gallery, an alternative art and community event space in Oakland, Carrie currently works as the Program Coordinator for Artist Residencies and Classes at Kala Art Institute and has taught in the community education and undergraduate departments at the San Francisco Art Institute. She is also currently teaching with Corvid College in San Francisco. You can see more of Carrie's work here.