“  Oblivion: A Self-Portrait of My Own Funeral  ” by Carissa Chen

Oblivion: A Self-Portrait of My Own Funeral” by Carissa Chen

Carissa Chen is a free-lance artist whose work has been on display in the Times Square large screens, Carnegie Hall, and Rhode Island School of Design. Her portrait was recently chosen as one of fifty pieces internationally for the Scholastic Art Write Now Tour. Featured in the international Celebrating Contest as one of the Top Ten teen artists, Carissa has earned national recognition for her art and writing from associations such as the Columbia Scholastic Press, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, and the National YoungArts Foundation. She is originally from southern California, and is currently a sophomore attending Phillips Exeter Academy.