Carol Prusa

Labyrinth Pillow
2004
Acrylic binder with ground graphite and titanium white over silverpoint on acrylic

24 x 36 in.

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Carol Prusa
Labyrinth Pillow
2004
Acrylic binder with ground graphite and titanium white over silverpoint on acrylic

24 x 36 in.


Carol Prusa
Fountain
2002
silver, graphite, sulfur, titanium white, acrylic binder on wood

48 x 84 in.

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Carol Prusa | Biography

Carol Prusa is an associate professor of Art at Florida Atlantic University. Born in Chicago, she attended the University of Illinois for her undergraduate degree and received her M.F.A. in painting from Drake University. As a professional artist, she has been selected for numerous regional, national and international exhibitions, artist residencies, grants and awards and her work has been reviewed and documented in newspapers, catalogs and magazines. She recently won Best-in-Show at both the All-Florida exhibition at the Boca Raton Museum of Art and the Hollywood Art and Culture Center. Her recent one-person exhibitions include the Coral Springs Art Museum (2002) and the Kendall Campus Gallery, MDCC (2003).  In 2002, she received both the South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual Artists Fellowship and a State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowship.  Her painting, Fertile Uncanny, is in the permanent collection at the Fort Lauderdale Art Museum. Her work traveled in the Triennial Exhibition of German and American Artists curated by the American Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, exhibited at the Museum for Angewandte Kunst - Frankfurt and currently at the Museum of Arts and Design. Fall, 2003, she exhibited her work at the South Florida Art Center in Miami Beach and Spring 2004 she had a one-person exhibition at J. Johnson Gallery in Jacksonville.  Fall 2004 she was awarded the Southeast College Art Fellowship and selected for a one person exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center for 2005. Her work was shown in the project room of Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Spring 2005. The Sun-Sentinel said of her work: "Carol Prusa has turned to the Renaissance technique of silverpoint to create work that is daring and fresh...(her) silverpoints are works of compelling originality, possessing a quiet, magnetic strength."