Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carolyn is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a BA in Studio Arts.  Her work, which crosses many mediums, focuses on the figure and deals with themes of isolation, consumption, and the individual within a moribund environment. Carolyn enjoys geography and aquatic snails. When she's not making artwork she is running her own country, The Ambulatory Free States of Obsidia, Her studio is located in Oakland California.