Originally from the Chicago area, Carolyn Anderson attended school at Illinois State University. She has lived in north-central Montana for many years. She is a member of the Northwest Rendezvous and a Master Artist with the American Impressionist Society. Anderson has developed her own singular style, learning from other artists who inspired her, but experimenting with the boundaries of traditional techniques. Over the years, she has received many awards for her paintings and her work has been featured in numerous art magazines. A well-respected workshop instructor, she is known for her teaching on perception and visual language in the arts. She has taught for the Fechin School, Scottsdale Artists’ School, the Frye Museum, and Walt Disney Imagineering.