Carla Marie Potter

2004 Fellowship AwardVisual ArtsAward Amount: $12,000

Carla Potter was raised in Ketchikan, Alaska. She received her BA in Studio Ceramics at Humboldt State University in California. After finishing school she moved back to Ketchikan where she immediately began showing in group and invitational exhibitions as well as creating solo exhibits for statewide venues. She taught extensively in the Artists-in-the-Schools program for 10 years. Potter has also taught at University of Alaska Southeast, in the Ketchikan summer ArtsCool program and conducted private classes for students of all ages. Her work is in many private and public collections including the Tongass Historical Museum and the Anchorage Museum. Potter and her family currently reside in Anchorage.

Artwork by Carla Marie Potter

This art was purchased through the Alaska Art Fund managed by Museums Alaska.