Carrie Neumayer is a Louisville, Kentucky based artist, musician, and educator. She studied painting, printmaking, and illustration at the Kansas City Art Institute and received her BFA in Fine Art with a concentration in Painting from the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Carrie also holds a MAT in Art Education from the University of Louisville and worked for eight years as an art teacher with Jefferson County Public Schools. Carrie is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Louisville‘s College of Education and Human Development. She is also a participant in the Kentucky Arts Council‘s Teaching Artists Directory, a juried roster of professional teaching artists. The arts council is funded with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment from for the Arts.
Carrie works in a wide variety of media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, and collage. Her work has been exhibited at The Green Haus Gallery, Cinderblock Gallery, Kin Ship Gallery, Spalding University’s Huff Gallery, Carnegie Center for Art & History, and other galleries in the Louisville area. Carrie’s illustrations have appeared in Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Monthly, Bitch Magazine, Rethinking Schools Magazine, LEO Weekly, Why Louisville, Presbyterians Today Magazine, and The Louisville Paper.
Carrie has also been part of Louisville’s music community for over 18 years, performing in the bands Second Story Man, Minnow, Julie of the Wolves, and Early Age. Carrie is the co-founder of the Louisville Outskirts Festival, Louisville’s first music festival dedicated to female performers.