I was born and raised in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio; lived in Texas, Iowa and Washington, DC, and in 2004 moved to Santa Fe. I've traveled to 21 countries, looking at clouds from Africa to Outer Mongolia, and now, at 7200 ft above sea level, I delightedly live in the clouds, the most magnificent objects of my obsession!
M.F.A and MA, University of Iowa
B.F.A. Cum Laude, University of Houston
Slade School of Art, University of London, England
Corcoran School of Art, Wash. DC
College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX
Ohio State University
Co-Chair, Business of Art Conference 2005, Santa Fe, NM
Curator, Juror, private teaching, Washington, DC
Georgetown University and the Smithsonian Institution: Instructor of drawing & painting
Maryland College of Art and Design: Dean of the College and President
Gallerist: Washington, DC, at Barbara Fendrick, Chris Middendorf and Robert Brown Galleries
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Asst. Registrar
College of the Mainland, Gallery Director and Instructor
Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Director of Art After School Program
Newspaper reporter and photographer, Houston, Texas
In 1995 I was honored with an invitation to mount two solo exhibitions to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in Maryland and in Alaska.
Exhibition History
Selected from 200 + Juried and Invitational Exhibitions
2007 Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM "Originals 2005"
Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD "Nine Artists"
Works on Paper Gallery, Santa Fe, NM "Size Does Matter, Nude and Erotic"
2006 Gallery Zipp, Glorieta, NM "Mindful Repetition"
St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM "Elements: Earth, Air, Fire, Water"
Gallery Zipp, Glorieta, NM "Book as Art & Works on Paper"
US Embassy Residence, El Salvador
2005 Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD (and 2003, 2005)
St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM "The Road Show"
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM "8th Annual FOCA Exhibition", Juror:
Elizabeth Smith, Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2004 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC "Anonymous Returns"
Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM "sElections"
Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM "Eight by Eight by Eight" (and 2005, 2006,2007)
2003 Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA "Coast to Coast"
2002 The Ralls Collection, Washington, DC (and 1998, 1999)
U. S. Embassy Residence, Vienna, Austria.
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Capitol Normal University, Beijing, China
2002 National Academy of Art, New Delhi, India (and 1999)
2001 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC "Opposites/Exploring Polarity" Juror: Andrea Pollan
1999 Harmony Hall, Fort Washington, MD Juror: Eliza Rathbone, Chief Curator, The Phillips Collection
1998 Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC "Hot Shots" Juror: Verna Curtis, Curator Of Photography,
U. S. Library of Congress
1997 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Juror: Jack Cowart, Chief Curator & Deputy Director, Corcoran Gallery
1996 National Museum of Women in the Arts, "United Nations World Conference on Women" (and 1991)
Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC Juror: Terri Sultan, Curator, Corcoran Gallery of Art
1995 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ "The World's Women on Line, Digital Exhibition"
1994 Gallery K, Washington, DC
1993 Mahler Gallery, Washington, DC (and 1992)
1992 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1990 Westbeth Gallery, NYC "Visions 1990"
1989 Strathmore Hall, Rockville, MD Juror: Terrie Sultan, Curator, Corcoran Gallery of Art
1987 Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA Juror: Barbara Kornblatt
1985 California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, CA
Black Mountain College II, SUNY, Buffalo, NY
Selected from 24 Solo Exhibitions
2004 Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD "Sky Songs"
2003 Rendezvous Gallery, Leesburg, VA "Majestic Spaces, Carol Sky"
1999 National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD "To Know a Cloud"
1997 Art Institute & Gallery, Salisbury, MD "Garden of the Gods"
1996 Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD "Carol Sky"
1996 Glenview Mansion Gallery, Rockville, MD "Paintings by Carol Sky"
1995 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, MD
"Paintings of Weather", in celebration of NOAA's 25th Anniversary
1995 National Weather Service, Anchorage, AK "Paintings of Alaskan Weather" for
opening of New Weather Station in Anchorage
1994 School 33, Baltimore, MD "New Work"
1983 University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA "Carol Veth, Paintings, Drawings, Photos"
1982 Unitarian Church, Iowa City, IA "Carol Veth, Kinetic Light Sculpture"
Selected Awards
2000 Honorable Mention, Rock Creek Gallery, Washington, DC Juror: Virginia Mecklenburg,
Senior Curator, National Museum of American Art
1998 3rd Prize, Wilson Art Center, Washington, DC Juror: Komei Wachi, Owner, Gallery K, Wash. DC
1997 Jurors Special Mention, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC Juror: Samuel Hoi,
Dean, Corcoran School of Art, Wash. DC
1996 Best of Show, Wilson Art Center, Wash. DC Juror: Laurie Hughes, Director,
David Adamson Gallery. Washington, DC
1996 2nd Prize, Arlington Art Center, Arlington,VA "Painting 96" Juror: Howard Fox,
Curator of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, CA
Work in Selected Public and Corporate Collections
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Clyde's Restaurant Group, Washington, DC
Spangler Textiles, Silver Spring, MD
Health Physics Consultation, Lynchburg, VA
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX
College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX
First National Bank, Galveston, TX
LM Loeb Vacation Rentals, Calistoga, CA
Adair Productions, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Addison Castle, New Delhi, India
William Dinning Ltd., London, England