Carol Ann attended the University of New Mexico, University of Montana and New Mexico State University Carlsbad as well as many workshops taught by significant artists in her fields of study. She also travels extensively in the United States studying the work of other artists in their environments. Carol Ann is a pioneer in developing techniques to control alcohol ink in creating her two dimensional impressionist style artworks. She has displayed her work in the Coleman Studio, Las Vegas, Nevada, the Foothills Art Center in Golden, Colorado as well as various galleries in Colorado The Smithsonian has requested one of her pieces of art for the archives of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.. Carol Ann’s current work is painting with alcohol ink on Yupo paper. She is self taught and has developed her own unique methods of controlling the inks. Her classes are based on the many experiments she has done to develop these techniques. Recently Carol Ann was invited to do a TEDTALK by TEDX Grand Junction. Carol Ann titled her talk “So You Think You Can’t Paint” and has been informed it went international. She is also listed in the international directory of artists ASKART.com.
See Carol Ann’s catalogue of work at www.carolannrasmussen.com