a literary journal published by the Black Earth Institute dedicated to re-forging the links between art and spirit, earth and society
Carla Klinker is a contemporary painter and sculptor. Her abundant and expansive creative work is informed by her experience growing up neurodivergent in a commercial fishing family in rural Alaska. She earned a BFA at Oregon College of Arts and Craft in Portland, Oregon in 2003. In addition to her studio practice, Carla is a curator, creative consultant, theater set designer, teacher, floral designer, and muralist. She is one of seven Alaskan artists/mothers who exhibit as a group across the state of Alaska.