Carrie Schneider enigmatic and playful works seem to all have contrasts and contradictions.
From Carrie's biography:
Carrie Schneider earned her BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 2001 and her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007. Upon graduating, Carrie attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the Kuvataideakatemia (Finnish Academy of Fine Arts) in Helsinki, on a Fulbright Fellowship. Carrie lives and works in Chicago.
Carrie Schneider (Frieze)
Carrie Schneider (TimeOut Chicago)
Carrie Schneider (Frame)
Carrie Schneider interview (YouTube)