Carrie received her BFA in Textile Design from California State University, Long Beach, and completed post graduate work at the Appalachian Center for Crafts in TN. She holds an MFA from CSULB, where she received the Distinguished Creative Achievement Award from the College of the Arts.
Carrie has exhibited at several museums and galleries and has been published in Fiber Art Now magazine. She is a member of Textile Society of America, American Craft Council, Surface Design Association, and California Fibers. She is a founding member and co-director of Textile Arts | Los Angeles.
Carrie taught in the Los Angeles public schools, California State University Northridge, San Diego State, and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She has been an instructor in the Fiber program at CSULB since 2002. She currently teaches an Intro to Fibers class and a Pattern Design and Screen-printing class.