CAROLYN RHOADS - Biography

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Carolyn Rhoads is a painter and printmaker who lives in Maine. After earning a BFA from the Museum Art School in Portland, Oregon, she moved east to study at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she earned her MFA. Carolyn's work includes colorful pieces with roots in minimalism but also figurative work and some landscapes from her travels. She trys to find joy in small, everyday things and appreciates the ability of art to express beauty and psychological meaning. Carolyn works in many mediums.

Carolyn's work has been represented by galleries in Maine, Oregon, Atlanta, Birmingham and Newport and has been in exhibits at the Museum of Art in Portland, Oregon, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum and the Maine Center for Contemporary Art. She has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and Providence College, as well as teaching for arts associations in Maine and New Hampshire. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Bridgton Art Guild and the Board for Gallery 302.