Carissa Potter Carlson
Year Created: 2021
About the print:
Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle 210gsm 50% rag watercolor paper
13″x19″ paper size
Hand-numbered edition of 250, Unsigned
embossed by the Heliotrope Foundation.
“Let Yourself Heal” is about being open to the possibility... that things change with time and space and you are part of something bigger.
Carissa Potter is an artist who lives and works in Oakland, California. She received her MFA in Printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2010, is a founding member of Colpa Press, and is the founder of People I’ve Loved. Carissa has worked with the ICA in Boston, BAM/PFA, SFMOMA, and the De Young Museum, to name a few, and has also served as a mentor in Southern Exposure’s One-on-One Mentorship Program. I like you, I love you, Carissa’s first book, was published with Chronicle Books in 2015, and her second book, It’s Ok to Feel Things Deeply, was published in 2018. Currently, Carissa is working on being a better listener, and her third book with TarcherPerigee "How To Heal Heartbreak" with Vera Kachouh. She will have her third exhibition with Eleanor Harwood in December 2021. Carissa keeps an open journal where she writes and interviews people she admires at peopleiveloved.substack.com titled Bad At Keeping Secrets.