About the artist

I'm a visual artist focusing primarily on painting. I make art to slow down and immerse myself in a joyful experience. Each painting invites the viewer to do the same. 

Carrie Lacey Boerio
11415 Meadowcroft Street
Pickerington, OH 43147

Carrie is a Pittsburgh native with a degree in communications from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is a full-time artist and self-directed lifelong learner. Carrie transitioned to her art career after working at local and national nonprofits to help children and medical innovators. Carrie makes original and commissioned art, and illustrates children’s books. Her art can be found in private and public collections across the United States and in Japan. She lives in Columbus, Ohio and can be found online at www.CarrieLaceyBoerio.com.

The best parts of my childhood were spent wandering my aunt and uncle’s wooded acres in Pennsylvania and working at their nursery and greenhouse. I see it in my art, in the pine trees, the florals and the passion for fall leaves. The other part of my inspiration is travel. When we experience something new, we are more present. We literally ‘come to our senses.’ I paint the things I want to savor from those moments.

I am self-taught, learning from local and national artists, books, articles, videos and museums. Art has been a thread through my time as a student, an athlete, a parent, a spouse and a nonprofit professional. 

My career in communications allowed me to use images and words to garner awareness and support for nonprofit organizations. I enjoy donating art to do the same. I also love making commissioned art, because the recipient has such a strong emotional response to the finished piece.

It feels like a wondrous magic trick to make something out of nothing. My hope is to share my delight with my subject matter and with the act of creation. 

2019     Professional development grant, Greater Columbus Arts Council
2019     Resource grant, Greater Columbus Arts Council

Juried exhibitions
2020     "Mr. Rogers Invitational" Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA
2020     "Art Neighbors Show" Greensburg Art Center, Greensburg, PA
2020     "Two Million Blossoms" Momentum House Gallery, Gahanna, OH
2019     "An Evening with Art" Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
2019     "Mr. Rogers Invitational" Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA
2019     “Ohio Annual” Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, PA    
2019     “Ohio Art League Spring Exhibition” Denison University Gallery, Newark,OH
2018     "Thumb Box" Ohio Art League, Columbus, OH
2018     “Hit the Hop” Studios on High Gallery, Columbus, OH
2017     “The Sight of Music” Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH
2017     “Women in Art” Harlan Gallery, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, PA
2017     “Hit the Hop” Studios on High Gallery, Columbus, OH
2017     Westmoreland Art Nationals, Pittsburgh, PA
2017     “Parks En Plein Air” Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH
2016     “Hit the Hop” Studios on High Gallery, Columbus, OH
2016     “Thumb Box” Ohio Art League at ROY G BIV, Columbus, OH
2015     “Westmoreland Art Nationals” Pittsburgh, PA

 Other exhibitions
2020     (coming in October) Mother/Daughter Show, Granville, OH
2019     Mother/Daughter Show, Art @ 43023 Gallery, Granville, OH
2018     Mother/Daughter Show, Art @ 43023 Gallery, Granville, OH
2017     “Schiller Park Anniversary” German Village Historical Society, OH
2017     City of Worthington headquarters, Worthington, OH
2017     Brown Family Environmental Center, Gambier, OH
2016     Worthington Community Center, Worthington, OH
2016     McConnell Art Center, Worthington, OH