Carrie Sieh White People Had Preempted That Point of High Elevation and There Was No More Room

Carrie Sieh

Work Info:
Carrie Sieh
“…it was crowded. White people had preempted that point of high elevation and there was no more room.” Hurston, p. 164, 2018
30 x 40 inches
Embroidery, acrylic, and tailor’s chalk on double-sided gabardine


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Carrie Sieh (b.1978, Los Angeles, CA) is an artist, social justice advocate, and permaculture enthusiast living and working in Miami, Florida. Her work engages with intertwined histories of environmental destruction, economic exploitation, gender and sexuality, trauma, and technology.

Sieh received a BA in painting and photography from University of California at Santa Cruz, and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University in California. She is a certified member of W.A.G.E., and is represented by Bernice Steinbaum Gallery in Miami, FL. Carrie Sieh’s work has been exhibited throughout the United States and collected internationally. Exhibition locations include Miami International Airport, the Bienes Museum of the Modern Book, the Coral Gables Museum, MDC Museum of Art & Design, Charles Deering Estate, the Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, and David Castillo Gallery. Collections include Bernice Steinbaum (Miami), Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz (Ft. Lauderdale FL), Kathryn Grody & Mandy Patinkin (NYC), the James Hotel (Miami Beach), Hotel 21c (Louisville KY), and private collections in the United States and Uruguay.