Carmen Lang grew up in Mexico City. She has a BFA from La Esmeralda where she also was a professor of Ceramics and Drawing. She has an MFA from California College of the Arts, where she was awarded the George B Saxe scholarship. Carmen has completed artistic residencies at the Banff Centre for the Arts and Uriarte Talavera with grants from FONCA Mexico. She has been a guest artist at San Francisco State University, Sierra College, and University of Manitoba. In 2014, she was a guest artist to the Human Form Symposium at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. She has taught at extension programs at Holy Names University, UC Berkeley, and in SFAI Public Education. She is currently teaching at HNU and is appointed at UC Berkeley Art Practice. She recently completed a residency and joint exhibition in Taller La Nube, and Celda Contemporánea respectively in Mexico City.