Carolyn Young Hisel is active/lives in Kentucky, New York. Carolyn Hisel is known for surrealist narrative figure, genre, interior and still life painting.
Biography Carolyn Hisel
Carolyn Young Hisel (b. 1942) is a native of Lexington, Kentucky, where she has chosen to live for most of her life. Her family lived with her paternal grandparents and her Grandmother, a skillful artist, encouraged Carolyn to draw and paint at an early age. Her years before college were spent lost in admiration for the realistic, descriptive paintings done in previous centuries, her Grandmother Young's influences.
Her greatest influence during her four years at the University of Kentucky was a painter from New York named Frederic Thursz and she remembers those days as being something like living through a train wreck, as his passion for abstract expressionism and the power of contemporary painting came to her mind with shattering im
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