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.
She has sold through Harvey Nichols, Liberty of London, Fenwick of Bond St, and Contemporary Applied Arts in London.
USA outlets have included Bergdorf Goodman, New York , Julie-Artsans Gallery, Gayle Willson Gallery, Santa Fe Weaving Gallery, Obiko, Kapsiki.
Kwangju Fashion Association Contemporary Art Biennale, Korea
Craft Study Centre, University of Creative Arts Farnham