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CAROLINE THOMAS CALDER

PAINTER

 

about

Caroline Thomas Calder is an artist from Greenville, SC.  She creates her art through a variety of mediums predominately working in acrylics and mixed media while experimenting with new techniques and processes.  Her work is expressive, intuitive, and contemporary in style.  She uses color, form, texture, and pattern to reflect her love of the natural world and the human spirit.  She hopes her work reflects joy and appreciation of life while posing optimistic questions for the future.  Caroline has exhibited her work in local shows and galleries in the upstate of SC as well as in local fundraising efforts.  Caroline's work has received awards as one of the winners in the Metropolitan Arts Council (MAC) 2020 Flat Out Under Pressure Juried Exhibition and her work was selected by Art Houzze in Fall 2021 to be featured on the Camperdown Art Walk in Greenville, SC.   Her works are currently available at Cottage Grove Vintage Market, and

Art Pop Ups in Greenville, SC.  

 

artist statement

For me, painting is a means of expressionism and of escapism.  My work is an exploration of boundaries and freedoms between what is real and what is possible.  I enjoy playing with perspective in my artwork, I am not interested in depicting reality or representation but rather in evoking a feeling or an emotion. 

Life experiences inform and inspire my work.  Using line, color, texture and shape I seek balance and movement within my composition. I sketch, arrange visual elements to develop exciting designs, and then recreate them in a larger painting.  I predominantly paint with acrylics and mixed media while allowing myself to play and experiment with new techniques and processes. 

 

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Thank you for visiting this site.  If you are interested in any of the paintings or a commissioned piece, please contact Caroline.  Payment methods accepted include Credit Card, PayPal, or Venmo.

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Email Caroline

Tel: 864-421-5736

Greenville, SC