Born in Birmingham England in 1956, Carole began to make wearable art in 1986 – with BA Hons in painting from Canterbury College of Art (1978) and for an MA awarded by Cranbrook Academy of Art near Detroit, USA (1982)
Her work is featured in many books on contemporary textiles and is found in museums such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Birmingham City Art Gallery , private collections and contemporary galleries internationally.
Awards include a major Research and Development Award from Arts Council England in 2005 and a QEST scholarship in 2007 for glass studies. Carole became a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painters and Stainers in 2011.
Kwangju Fashion Association Contemporary Art Biennale, Korea
2007 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship, QEST
2005 Research and Development Grant, Arts Council England
2018 Member of SEAM Collective
2009 Freeman of the Worshipful Livery Company of Painter Stainers
2006 Member of Contemporary Glass Society
2005 Member of Surface Design Association, USA
2005 Member of European Textile Forum
British Textile design 1940 to Present Day | Ngozi IsokuV & A Publishing
Part time lecturer in mixed media textiles Bath Spa University
Stroudwater Textile Festival visiting speaker 2006 + 2010