Carole Winters is primarily a draughtsman. She loves to draw in pastel, conte crayon, charcoal, and pencil on fine and artisan papers.
But she actually has a degree in printmaking from Morehead University, and spent many years in the publishing industry before becoming a full-time artist. Winter’s medium usually depends on the subject that inspires her to create.
“I am most passionate about social justice issues but also enjoy the occasional pastel pet portrait and epic still-lifes of plants in landscapes,” she admits. “I also indulge in figure drawing from live models. I am inspired by Lee Bontecou, Albrecht Durer, Anselm Keifer, Toulouse-Lautrec, Francis Bacon, the Pre-Raphelites, African art, and any artist who incorporates words into their artwork.”
One of Winters’ pieces was recently featured in the 10th Annual S.O.S. Show in Cincinnati, which is a well-respected annual show with a social justice theme. Winter is a longtime member of the Tiger Lily Press print co-op and Cincinnati Book Arts Society. She has also taught graphic design and graphic design history at Northern Kentucky University.
The Big Gamble
Charcoal, Conte Crayon, 23" x 23" framed, 2013Buy Now
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Mixed Media, paper dolls on paper mounted on masonite, 16" x 20", 2008.Buy Now
She Spoke Her Mind
Mixed Media on paper mounted on masonite, 28" x 41", 1992.Buy Now
At a Glance:
Name: Carole Winters
Hometown: Bellvue, Kentucky
BA, Morehead State University