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Updated: Apr 7
Winston-Salem artist Carrie Leigh Dickey likes to create marks with her fingers, credits cards, aluminum foil, more
Article by Fran Daniel | Jan 15, 2022
As soon as Carrie Leigh Dickey stepped on campus at Salem College in 1995, she knew it was the right place for her. Despite having tours set up at six other colleges and her parents asking that she do the other tours, Dickey told them, “You don’t understand. This is where I’m supposed to be. I’m coming here.”
In 2000, Dickey graduated from Salem College with a bachelor of arts degree. Her first job was for the Salem Academy and College Office of Communication, where she worked as a graphic designer and assisted in marketing. She left that position after two and a half years but continued to work for Salem as a freelance marketer and designer until about four years ago...