About Carol Crawford Fine Art
Carol Crawford’s work as a mixed media artist draws upon her broad background in documentary photography, filmmaking, printmaking, art history and theater set design. It is enriched by her experience and training as an interior and environmental designer.
She received a B.F.A. in painting from the University of Buffalo, the city of her birth, and a Master’s degree in art history from Columbia University with a specialty in African sculpture. Following post-graduate work in lithography at Pratt Graphics Art Center and the Bob Blackburn Studios, Manhattan, she set up a printmaking studio in the San Francisco Bay Area, taught lithography at Stanford University, and art history and design at Foothill College.
After returning to New York City, she taught art at Queens College and Queensborough Community College and was Acting Director of the QCC Gallery. Since 1998 she has been a faculty member of the Interior Design Department at Pratt Institute, where she received her M.S.I.D. in 1995, and where she teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses, emphasizing sustainable design.
About Carol Crawford Environments, Inc.
Since 1997 she has been principal designer in her own firm, CAROL CRAWFORD ENVIRONMENTS, inc., and is a Certified New York State Interior Designer and L.E.E.D. AP. She has frequently written on issues of environmental design and sustainability for newsletters and magazines in her field, and is deeply involved with the arts in Queens. She is currently President of the Board of Directors of LICArtists, Inc., a non-profit artists advocacy organization.
Her creative work and public art projects have been recognized by numerous grants and awards; and have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums in the U.S., Canada, Japan and Europe. She has been a member of Atlantic Gallery since 2008, and designed their new premises in the Arts Landmark Building, 548 West 28th Street, Chelsea, Manhattan, in 2012