explores processes and innovative techniques in printmaking as well as advancing acrylic products for hand-rendered printing.A designer whose images are reflective of her
life's interests and influences, her
work is inspired by and reflects the cultural expressions and natural forms of Florida, where she
images communicate a connection to historical facts, natural land and animal forms and are influenced by her
cultural and geoarchaeological research.Carolynne's work reveals a personal language rich in color, texture and symbols presented in both form and counterform.Hundreds of highly pigmented, transparent layers evolve through sequential processes to become final images in limited editions of hand-rendered prints.A collaborative effort with professional writers brings poetry and creative verse to a select number of her
images, which broadens the experience of the viewing audience.Currently, she
is commissioned for a body of work for Maui Hawaiian Cultural Preservation efforts that is expected to be completed in 2001.Carolynne earned an MFA with Honors from the University of Oklahoma School of Art in printmaking, with additional studies in Native American Art History of the Southeast, enabling her to develop a recognizable body of work while maintaining her commitment to fine arts education.As a graduate assistant and post-graduate teacher, she developed a curriculum for the use of acrylic paints and mediums in serigraphy and monotypes, which continues to be taught at OU and Oklahoma Christian University.Carolynne has worked with Golden Artist Colors, Inc., and its Marketing Events Program across the nation and abroad to develop and provide professional artist products, applications, and services to college educators and professional artists.She
continues to write classroom curriculums with lesson plans for the adoption of acrylics for printing as well as for foundation studies.