Carol Cohen

Carol Cohen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TROPICS. That’s probably what you think of when seeing my work. For a number of years I lived and worked in the U.S. Virgin Islands and connected with the lushness, color, shapes and mystique of the tropics. That influence, matched with my fascination with beautiful fabrics- and voila- my fabric collages emerge.

Silk painting is also a media I use to create one-of-a-kind batik silk scarves and silk decorative hangings.

SPONTANEITY. No sketches, no plans-just what excites me and seems to fit as I continue artistically.

Formal training: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Evanston Art Center, Highland Park Art Center.

Informal training: Inspiration from nature.

                    “Orange Fantasy” 14” x 72” silk scarf

“Orange Fantasy” 14” x 72” silk scarf

Island Maiden, 52" x16" fabric collage

Island Maiden, 52″ x16″ fabric collage