Christine Carr is a photo-based artist interested in the human impact on the environment. She collects evidence to bring visibility to the ephemeral or overlooked. In recent work she has made detailed scans of cigarette debris and photographed airborne particles produced by agricultural and industrial practices.
Carr grew up in Virginia and received her MFA from the Tyler School of Art and her BFA from the Corcoran College of Art and Design, both in photography. She is a recipient of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship and the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities Grant. Her work has been exhibited in solo shows in Virginia, Texas and Washington, DC, and in numerous group shows throughout the United States. She is currently based in Story City, Iowa and teaches photography at Iowa State University.