PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Carolyn Seymour

EDUCATION: 

  • Corcoran School of Art (scholarship), Washington D.C., 1940
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 1943-44
  • George Washington University, Washington D.C.
  • American University, Washington D.C.
    BA Art History and Painting-1957
  • Atelier 17, Paris, France
    Studied printmaking with William Hayter 1966-67
  • American Art Center, Paris, France
    Studied with Roger Barr 1972-73
  • Atelier 17, Paris, France
    Studied printmaking with Wm Hayter
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
    MA in Fine Art 1971

WORKSHOPS:

  • Perry Acker, Watercolor, Seattle, Washington
  • Carl Christopherson, Watercolor, Seattle
  • Don Andrew, Figure Watercolor, Seattle
  • Carol Barnes, Flower Water Color, Seattle
  • Katherine Chang Liu, Assessment, Seattle

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Teacher, Bainbridge Island Parks and Recreation 1988-2002
  • Teacher, Wives of UNESCO, Paris, France 1972-75
  • Graduate Instructor in Printmaking, University of Maryland 1970-71
  • Portrait Commissions 1955-2005
  • Taught classes in own studio 1956-2002
  • Chairman, Art Dept. Landon School for Boys, Bethesda Maryland 1961-65
  • Teacher (substitute), Cathedral School for Girls, Washington D.C. 1958-59
  • Teacher, Center for the Arts, Evergreen, CO-pastel-2003-2005

ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Gallery North Co-op, Everett, WA 1981-1984
  • Northwest Watercolor Society (signature membership) 1983-present
  • Women Painters of Washington 1987-2002
  • Northwest Pastel Society 1994-2002
  • Evergreen Art Association, Evergreen, Colorado 2002-present
  • Ptarmigan Arts Gallery, Homer, Alaska  October 2007-present
  • Girdwood Center for Visual Arts, Girdwood, Alaska October 2008-present
  • Rocky Mountain Gallery Co-op, Georgetown, CO 2010-2013

EXHIBITIONS:

  • One-man Show, Ottawa, Canada – 1951
  • Corcoran Gallery Biennial, Washington D.C. – 1956
  • Baltimore Art Gallery Annual, Baltimore, Maryland – 1956
  • Metropolitan Museum Annual, Washington D.C. – Accepted many times
    2nd Prize in Show – 1960
  • Montgomery County Art Shows, Bethesda, Maryland – Accepted many times
    1st Prize in graphics – 1970
  • University of Maryland Graduate Show – 1971
  • UNESCO Art Show, Paris, France – 1973
  • Frye Annual, Seattle, Washington – 1980, 1983, 1987
  • Foster-White Gallery, Seattle, Washington (group show) – 1982
  • Northwest Watercolor Society Annual, Seattle, Washington – 1983, 1987, 1990
  • Edmonds Art Festival, Washington (Juried Section) – 1982, 1983, 1985
  • Signature Member Shows NWWS – 1988, 1990
  • Women Painters of Washington Show – 1986-1993 every year
    Memorial Prize – 1991
  • One-man Show, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA – 1990
  • Member of Gallery North-shown every month – 1980-85
  • Sidney Gallery, Port Orchard, Washington – 1991-1992
    Second Prize – 1992
  • Bainbridge Fine Arts Gallery, Bainbridge Island, Washington – 1991-1992
  • Evergreen Arts Assoc. Annual, Evergreen, Colorado – 2002-2004
    Won Best in Show – 2003 and 2004
  • Arts Alive! Over 55, Colorado
    Honorable Mention
  • Featured Artist, Ptarmigan Arts, Homer, Alaska October – 2007 and 2009
  • Evergreen Artists’ Assoc., CO-Fall Members Show
    First Prize
  • Girdwood Center for Visual Arts, Girdwood Alaska
    First Prize
  • Featured Artist, Shadow Mountain Gallery, Evergreen, Colorado – April – May 2008
  • Featured Artist, Doriolas, Anchorage, Alaska – October 2008
  • Featured Artist, Frame for All Reasons, Evergreen, Colorado – October 2008
  • Featured Artist (printmaking) Ptarmigan Arts, Homer, Alaska – April 2009
  • Center for the Arts Evergreen, CO self-portrait chosen for calendar – 2009
  • Center for the Arts Evergreen, CO “point of view”
    First Prize
  • Evergreen Artist’s Assoc, CO “Treasures of the Sea” – 2012
  • Center for the Arts, Evergreen, CO ”Artists with Altitude Show” – 2014
  • Center for the Arts Evergreen, CO – February 2015
    Second Prize

Various fundraisers and hangings in restaurants, residential common areas and retail business establishments over the years.