Carrie Elston is an artist who currently lives and works in New York. After graduating from Yale in '03, she spent several years working as a studio assistant to artists such as Joanne Greenbaum, Tom McGrath, and Spencer Tunick. She also participated constructing Christo's Gates in Central Park, and actively tried to witness and participate in art events and groups throughout the City. Carrie is currently getting her MFA from Hunter College, has been in multiple shows around the country, and spent several years co-chairing the Young Associates of the Chelsea Art Museum, which she helped to found. Aside from her arts-related activities, Carrie is an avid restaurant enthusiast, who pays specific attention to cheese and vegetarian cuisine. She is a member of on the steering committee of NRDC's New York Council, a Young Patron of the Lincoln Center Theater, a member of PS1's Student Body and the Flea Theater, and a founder and Editor in Chief of Mapcidy.com.