Carole was born an Artist.
Her free spirit began in Chicago, and her early, imaginative years in Wisconsin developed her creativity and love of nature. Old Chief Evergreen of the Winabago Tribe was influential during those formative years and left an indelible print on her soul. A move to Florida created another love, the Sea.
In school Carole illustrated everything!
She attended the Ringling School of Art as a young intern for portrait work studying under Eldon Rowland.
Married at a young age and a move back to Chicago, Carole entered many local shows, winning numerous awards.
She became well known as a quick sketch Artist
in the Tri State area.
Another move out West brought her to Colorado in
the early 70’s.
That move inspired her to combine stories and legends of the Native People with nature, creating visionary works of art in ink and pencil. Her book illustrations have been distributed internationally
Carole showed with the National Wildlife Federation, PAC
(Professional Artists of Colorado) Pow Wows, Mountain Men Rendezvous and has raised money with her art for many Native organizations including The White Buffalo Council, CERT and NARF. Other organizations including PBS, Wild Mustangs and many more. Carole was honored by the Black Feet Tribe with a naming ceremony by Chief Earl Old Person. She was inducted as “MA_EW_YAKEE” translated as “WOLF WOMAN”
She traveled across the country many years with
The World Of Art Shows Tour, her nickname became the
She then became the guest Artist with the Americana Indian Show . Touring with them for 20 years. Carole has traveled the world taking pictures from Alaska & Africa to New Zealand and doing research from the Smithsonian to the Louvre. Her techniques and mediums are ever evolving. Carole’s ability to blend absolute reality with spiritual essence is Visionary Art.
With her creative and talented hand, her heart flows through her fingertips and onto canvas so that each of us may be touched by her Love of nature!