Multidisciplinary artist Carla Seidl has an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College and a BA in Expression and Culture Studies from Harvard College. She has also studied at the Universidad de Chile and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. Read her artist statement here.
Carla has traveled widely, starting with teaching English on the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador in 2001. From 2006 to 2012, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Azerbaijan, Togo, and Benin. She speaks Spanish, French, and Azerbaijani and has studied Italian, Lama, and Russian. Over the years, Carla has released two folk albums and an ethnographic memoir, led several student choruses, and worked as a private cook, a living history tour guide, a podcast editor, and a girls’ empowerment agent. Her work has been featured on Weekend America and The Splendid Table, and published in Perceptive Travel, Newfound Journal, and Schwa Fire. She is currently based in Asheville, North Carolina, where she enjoys social dancing, gardening, kitchen bricolage, and raising her 9-year-old daughter.