Carrie Lederer is a painter, sculptor and installation artist, and has been exhibiting her work for over thirty years. Raised in Detroit, she attended Michigan State University where she received a BFA in sculpture.
Currently living in Oakland, California, Lederer has exhibited her work throughout the Bay Area including Patricia Sweetow Gallery, Mills College Art Museum, Art Turtle Bay Museum, di Rosa Art Preserve, Berkeley Art Center, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, The Lab, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and Science, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and San Jose Museum. Nationally she has exhibited at Pictogram Gallery, Cavin Morris and Ev Gallery in New York City; Melanee Cooper Gallery in Chicago, Marcia Wood Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia, and William Havu Gallery in Denver.
Lederer has created site-specific installations for numerous art venues including Diablo Valley College, Cabrillo College, The Lab, di Rosa Art Preserve, Turtle Bay Museum and the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and she has been commissioned to create artworks for private and corporate collections. Her work is collected locally and nationally.
Her exhibitions have been reviewed in numerous publications including ArtNews, Square Cylinder, San Francisco Chronicle, Bay Area News Group, Art Issues Magazine, East Bay Express, and Diablo Magazine.
Lederer is a recipient of the prestigious Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Award, and her work has been included in New American Paintings annual catalogue and UPPER Case Periodical. Recently, her work was profiled in a four-page cover story article in MUSES (published by MSU Department of Arts and Letters).