About the Artist
Carly Schmitt is a public artist and artistic entrepreneur. Schmitt is the President, founder and CEO of Artist @ Large, a small art business under which she executes large-scale public art projects and curates various community-based artistic initiatives. She holds a B.A. from Macalester College, and a M.F.A from the Bauhaus University in Weimar Germany. She is a recipient of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt German Chancellor Fellowship, and has presented her work at the German House in New York City, the Temporäre Kunsthalle in Berlin, and at various universities throughout the United States and Europe. Schmitt is best known for her work that blurs the conventional boundary between art and life through a variety of artistic approaches. Her public artworks aims to span gaps, build bridges and bring people together through a system of unexpected circumstances and extraordinary contexts. Schmitt’s work can be encountered throughout Europe and the United States.