B. 1953, Vancouver, Washington. Carolyn Krieg has a BA in French language and linguistics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with continued BFA studies at Marylhurst University, Oregon; University of Washington, Seattle; (earlier studies at American College, Paris; and Portland State University, Oregon). Krieg started exhibiting in her mid-thirties and has had over 45 solo or two person shows in the last 22 years, including Seattle Art Museum; Art Museum Missoula, Montana; William Reagh Los Angeles Photography Center; Sun Valley Arts Center, Idaho; Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, South Dakota; and Goddard Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Oklahoma.
Krieg’s work is in several museums including the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; Seattle Art Museum; University of Alaska Museum, Missoula Art Museum and Portland Art Museum.
Krieg has been given artist residencies in Newfoundland and Portugal. Her public projects include work for the Seattle Arts Commission and Washington State Arts Commission Art in Public Places Programs, Eastern Washington University Press, King County Public Art Program and Seattle City Light Portable Works.
3M Corporation, St. Paul, MN
Amerada/Hess, Houston, TX
Biblioteque Nationale de France, Paris
Chicago Title Company, Los Angeles, CA
Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco, CA
Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
Johns Intercable, Denver, CO
Marshall Erdman & Associates, Madison, WI
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA
Seattle Art Museum
University of Alaska Museum of Art, Fairbanks
U.S.A. Insurance, Colorado Springs, CO
AWARDS AND GRANTS
2006 Excellence Award, Poncho Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Auction
2005 Art in Embassies Program, Burma’s ambassadorial residence, (also 2003-04)
2004 Residency at Cape Pine, Newfoundland
2000 Residency at Vivenda Santa Iria, Penado, Portugal
1999 Poetry and Art on Buses Project and Publication, King County Arts Commission, Seattle
Who's Who in American Art, selected for inclusion in 23rd edition forward
1997-1998 Open Studio Project, NEA and Benton Foundation Grant
1995 Juror's Award, Current Works, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO
1994 Juror's Award, Pacific Northwest Annual, Belleuve Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1993 Artist in Residence, University of Montana, Missoula
Juror's Award, Best of Show, Photography, Artquake, Portland, OR
1992 GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle
1991 First Place Purchase Award, Slocumb Gallery, Johnson City, TN
1989 Seattle Artists Project, Seattle Arts Commission, Art in Public Places Program
PUBLICATIONS: Books, Catalogues, Brochures
Augen Gallery. Carolyn Krieg: Predator, Prey and Prayer, Portland, OR 1999
King County Public Art Program. Paint Me a Poem: A Canvas of Words, King County Poetry
and Art on Buses, Seattle, WA 1999
St. Louis University, Richard F. Brush Gallery. Predatory Visions, March 1-12, 1994
Sellars, Beth. Human References, Marks of the Artist, Seattle Art Commission, October 10-26, 1997
Slemmons, Rod, J.T. Stewart. Seattle Poets and Photographers: A Millennium Reflection,
University of Washington Press, Seattle Arts Commission, 1999
Slemmons, Rod. Documents NW, Interior Vision, Seattle Art Museum, January-April 1994
_____________. Carolyn Krieg: A Photographic Survey, Traces and Memories,
Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT 1996
Society for Contemporary Photography, Current Works 1995, Leedy Voulkos Art Center,
Kansas City, MO September 1995
Trippi, Laura. New American Talent, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX 1990
Adamson, Loch. "Lisa Gray, Carolyn Krieg: Seattle Art Museum," The New Art Examiner, Summer 1994.
Anderson, Catherine. "Current Works," The Forum Magazine, November 20, 1995.
Clendanial, Nancy. "Women Behind the Image," NW Photo Network, January/February 1990.
de Roberto, Chiara. "A Catania Le Maxipolaroid di une Fotografa della Psiche," Giomale Di Sicila, May 13, 1992.
Gillis, Cydney. "Women's Art," Reflex, February/March 1995.
Glowen, Ron. "States of Being," Artweek, March 10, 1994.
Gragg, Randy. "Photogenic," The Oregonian, June 19, 1990.
Hackett, Regina. "Gray and Krieg Extend Photography," The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 14, 1994.
_____________. "Carolyn Krieg Uses Computers to Update the Ancient World," The Seattle Post- Intelligencer, March 15, 1993.
Kangas, Matthew. "Carolyn Krieg at Cliff Michel," Art in America, September 1993.
Piazza, Donatella Polizzi. "Fotographica Creativa," Il Corriere, May 1992.
Tripp, Julie. "On the Wall Investments," The Oregonian, October 26, 1992.
Updike, Robin. "A Celebration of India," The Seattle Times, April 23, 1998.
____________. "Images of Beauty, Combining Both Art and Technology," The Seattle Times, May 26, 1996.