Carly Feddersen belongs to the Okanagan and Arrow Lakes bands of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. She was born and raised in Wenatchee, Washington and comes from a long line of creative people. Humor and irony are important elements in her work which is strongly influenced by traditional stories of the Columbia Plateau and pop culture. Carly received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Spring 2016 with a concentration in jewelry. She also works in print, glass, and fibers.