Mary Carole was born in Oregon, raised in Washington and has lived in California for many years. She begain painting in 1969 and has taught oil painting classes and seminars since 1975. Traveling nationally she has taught in 15 states and has 13 videotapes on oil painting instruction distributed by Jenkins Vision.
Her early training was at Santa Ana College and Laguna Beach School of Art. Studying later for 5 years with the American master artist, Everett Raymond Kinstler.
Mary Carole paints a variety of subjects including portraits, seascapes, florals and landscapes or anything else that catches her interest.
She believes that painting is a wonderful way to educate the eye to the beauty around us. As an instructor she feels it is her obligation to share with others everything she knows about painting. This sharing experience, she feels, has played an important role in her growth as an artist, instructor and person.
To contact Mary Carole for information on her paintings or classes she can be reached at:
or Phone (805) 543-1133