about the artist
Carolyn Nelson Funk is an artist and art educator who currently resides in McKinney, Texas. She holds a BFA in Studio Art from Baylor University and an MA in Art from Texas Woman’s University. Funk discovered a passion for education after spending the 2001-2002 school year teaching English and Aesthetics in Slovakia. After returning to the United States, she worked as a graphic designer before pursuing a career in art education. The majority of Funk‘s paintings from 2009-2013 are portrait or figure based. Presently, her artwork explores design, expressive mark-making, and painting/drawing found objects from observation.
Funk‘s award-winning paintings have been shown in juried exhibitions throughout Texas and California. See more of her work at cnelsonfunk.com.
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