2007 MFA, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY
1996 BA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1994 Literature Courses, University of Essex, Colchester, England

Solo Exhibitions

2011 Members Only, Untitled Art Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Art@Gawker, Gawker Media, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009 Six Principal Observations on Human Behavior, Coup d’oeil Art Consortium, New Orleans, LA
  The Fourfold Roots of Everything, Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  Trilogy: Diane Detalle, Jenna Spevack, Carrie Villines, Chelsea Modern, New York, NY
2008 GEISAI Miami, Hosted by Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, SoHo Studios, Miami, FL. Jurors: Bonnie Clearwater (MOCA, North Miami), Matthew Higgs (White Columns), Shamim M. Momin (Whitney Museum of American Art), Joao Ribas (The Drawing Center)
  Urban Space, New Life Berlin Festival, Berlin
  Behold the Antagonist Art Movement, Dead Cat Gallery, Providence, RI
  Gimme Polaroid V, Fivepoints Arthouse, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Michelle Casciolo
2007 Frequencies, Black & White Gallery, Williamsburg, NY. Curated by Jordan Schranz
  This is Berlin Not New York, Mastul e.V., Berlin, Germany
  Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS Benefit, James Cohen Gallery, Chelsea, NY
  Parsons MFA Thesis Exhibition, Calumet Gallery, New York, NY
  Blow Up, Stay Gold Gallery, Williamsburg, NY
  Maybe It’s You, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY. Curated by Frank Zadlo &
Brandon Natanski
2006 Photokina, Kodak Hall at Photokina, Cologne, Germany
  Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS Benefit, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, Chelsea, NY
  File Under Awesome, Thomas Werner Gallery, Chelsea, NY. Curated by John McSwain
  Turning Silver, Juried Online Exhibition,
2005 Kodak One Gallery Exhibition, Kodak One Gallery, New York, NY
  Focus on AIDS 11, Directors Guild of America, Los Angeles, CA
  Advertising Photographers of America National New Work Exhibition, Saatchi & Saatchi, New York, NY
  Think Culture, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY. Curated by Cat Horton
  Visions of Venice, Julia Dean Gallery, Venice, CA. Jurors: Julia Dean, Steven Schafer, Norma Smith
2004 Open Call 2004, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA
  Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts, Los Angeles, CA
  Alternative Photography Exhibition, Julia Dean Gallery, Venice, CA
2003 karmicrash, Otoko Gallery, Hollywood, CA
  Zoom Too, I5 Gallery at the Brewery, Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  photo l.a. - Women In Photography International, Santa Monica Civic Center, Santa Monica, CA
2002 Kitsch & Klick - The Art of the Toy Camera, Juried Exhibition, Women In Photography International, Frances Howard Goldwyn Hollywood Library, Los Angeles, CA. Jurors: Scott Canty, Jean Ferro, Mary E. Oliver
  Hollywood Bound, Women in Photography International & Hollywood Arts Council invitational, Frances Howard Goldwyn Hollywood Library, Los Angeles, CA
2001 Women In Photography International 20th Anniversary Juried Exhibition, House of Photographic Art, San Juan Capistrano, CA. Jurors Cornelia Butler (MOCA), Joyce Wilson (Brooks)


2009 "Finding Her Difficult Balance: The Portraits of Carrie Villines" by Arin Black, ArtVoices, April 2009
2008 “Pulse Quickens on Day Two” by Linda Lee,, December 4, 2008
2007 Graphis Photography Annual 2007
  The Black Book RAW 2007
2006 Graphis New Talent Annual 2006


  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • The Associated Press
  • Microsoft
  • Boeing Satellite Systems
  • Austrian National Tourist Office
  • ARTnews
  • Creative Screenwriting magazine
  • National Black Programming Consortium


  • Andaz 5th Ave, New York, NY
  • Bank of America, New York, NY
  • Hilton Midtown, New York, NY

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