Carissa Kalia Heinrichs is a printmaker, photographer, and interdisciplinary artist based out of Wisconsin.  She graduated from Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts with a BFA degree in Intermedia Art. From 2015 to 2016, Carissa was assistant project director to Gallery 224’s Analog Photography: Looking Back and Looking Ahead program series for a newly installed public darkroom in Port Washington, WI. In the summer of 2017, Carissa attended the Shiro Oni Studio Artist Residency in Japan.  She is currently pursuing an MFA at UW-Madison, with a Project Assistant position at Tandem Press. Her work has exhibited in numerous Arizona and Wisconsin galleries, as well as New York, the Gunma Prefecture in Japan, and Berlin. Most recently, her projects have focused on issues of trauma made spectacle and the dissonance of outside observers assigning significance. Her processes primarily specialize in experimental printmaking, alternative photographic processes, and fibers.