Carla is a textile and mixed media artist. Her work has been included in group exhibits in the United States, Canada, Germany, Russia and France. She was the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Iroquois Arts from the Iroquois Museum in Howes Cave, New York. Her work Tribute to the Mohawk Ironworkers, was included in the 2019 ‘Smithsonian American Women, Remarkable Objects and Stories of Strength, Ingenuity and Vision from the National Collection.
She was on the advisory board for the Minneapolis Institute of Arts for the 2019/2020 Hearts of our People Native Women Artists exhibit. Her works are in private and public collections including the Smithsonian Museum of American Art and Renwick Gallery, The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, The National Museum of Fine Arts in Quebec City, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis MN. She lives and has her studio in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory.