Carrie M. Becker has become widely known for her photographs of dioramas she meticulously builds. “For me, this series is about creating a small, but perfect world where the viewer cannot distinguish between what is reality and what is fiction,” says Becker. The artist received a BA in photography from Southern Illinois University -Carbondale in 2002 and an MFA in Sculpture from Kansas State University in 2010.

Becker has been featured on The Huffington Post, TIME, BUST, Jezebel, The Dailey Beast, Scientific American. Her work has been exhibited nationally at the Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, California; Northern Illinois University Art Museum; MTSU Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN; McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, NC; Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL; Riney Museum of Fine Art; Friends University, Wichita, KS; Gallery of Contemporary Art; Forest Park Community College; Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA. In 2012 Becker was awarded the St. Louis Mastermind. She has been an artist in residence at the High Concept Laboratories in Chicago, IL and McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, NC. She currently lives and work in St. Louis where she teaches photography and sculpture at St. Louis Community College- Forest Park.