Carin Mincemoyer is a sculptor and installation artist who currently lives and works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In much of her recent work, she has utilized recycled materials such as Styrofoam and plastic packaging to create works that examine the often contradictory needs and desires that we look to the natural world to fulfill.
Mincemoyer received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon and an MFA from the University at Buffalo. Her work has been exhibited at venues including the Rochester Contemporary in Rochester, NY, d.u.m.b.o. arts center in Brooklyn, NY, and Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. She has been an Artist in Residence at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha, NE and the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a 2007 grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, a 2007 Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and a 2005 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award from the International Sculpture Center.
Carin can be reached via email at carin dot mincemoyer at gmail dot com.