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Artist Carol Quinn


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Biography


Carol's love of art has been present since childhood and one of her earliest memories is from kindergarten while standing in front of a large easel, pots of paint and a large piece of paper awaiting her touch." It was and still is an exciting feeling to begin another painting", she says. Her kindergarten report card states"we've tried to interest Carol in numbers but she would rather paint."
 
Throughout her school years and into college, she took many art classes and continued to paint. She secured her first gallery representation in her early 20's with Gallery Fair in Mendocino, California. Carol did many paintings of the local landscape and coastline that were well received. With marriage, career and raising a family she had to take a hiatus from her art until around 2004. Since then she has passionately pursued her art and has studied with such notable artists as Anita Wolfe, Kathleen Dunphy, Mike Bagdonas, Craig Nelson and Ned Mueller. "Each of these artists have challenged me to take my art to the next level and I will never stop learning and challenging myself," she states. Carol has shown at the 20th Street Gallery (now closed) in Sacramento and also was a founding member of the Sutter Street Artists located in the Wine Gallery of historic Old Folsom. She exhibited her art at Visionary Realty in El Dorado Hills, California in the Fall/Winter of 2017.
 
Carol has served on the board of the Folsom Art Association for many years. The association is very active in the community bringing art and artists together and providing opportunities for workshops, shows, and local events. She is also a member of the Gold Country Artists Gallery in Placerville, California as well as a board member. Gold Country Artists Gallery is a vibrant collective of local artists and [...]

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