I have been crazy about painting my whole life. I was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, and now I live in Los Angeles, California. My work is a reflection of who I am and what I love. I am inspired by surprising color combinations, places near and far I travel, interior design, and the whimsical (the list could go on for days- but I’ll keep it short and sweet). I graduated from California Institute of the Arts in May 2017 with my Bachelor of Fine Arts, and during that time had the opportunity to hone my craft working with the Walt Disney Imagineers. When I’m not painting, I am an actress. Painting and acting go together for me because acting, like painting, is about capturing an internal landscape and taking the world as I see it into a personal place. I am a full time painter and actor and equally love both art forms. I pour my heart and soul into each.
I am currently working mainly in watercolor, gouache and acrylic. My subject matter is vast. I often work on travel series, florals, seascapes, and live event/ wedding paintings. However, I am constantly experimenting and learning with other mediums and subject matters.
To keep up with my newest works, follow me on my instagram account (@carolinewagnerart).