Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Carri Skoczek moved to NYC in 1997. She has been active in the NYC art scene from day one. She ran the Right Bank Gallery in Williamsburg for 5 years. Her first day job was at Guerra Paint and Pigment. She curated shows at the Williamsburg Art and Historical Center and organized the Annual Mermaid Show for 9 years in celebration of the Coney Island Mermaid Parade of which she was an award winning participant.
Carri is a painter, printmaker, and costume designer. She also makes hats for the annual Easter parade. Creates soft sculpture dolls and voodoo dolls from recycled jewelry. Her NYC solo exhibitions include Sideshow Gallery, Causey Contemporary, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Figureworks, Thomas Werner Gallery, Williamsburg Art and Historical Society and the Right Bank Gallery.
She has exhibited in numerous group shows throughout the city.
She has also had solo exhibitions in Milwaukee, Chicago, New Orleans, Denver, Santa Fe, Jamaica and Mexico.
Carri currently has work in “Covidesign” at the Greve Museum in Denmark. Her Dolls were included in “Dolls in Contemporary Art” at the Haggerty Museum in Milwaukee WI and “Stories On Our Environment: Trash to Art” at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC.