|Born in Detroit, Michigan, Carol Wald came to Burlington, Ontario in
1990, with a career in the Fine and Commercial Arts already established
throughout the United States.|
A prolific artist since 1954, she has been invited to show her works
in over 50 exhibitions in the United States and in Southwestern
Ontario. During the 1970’s Wald was a New York illustrator with
work appearing on and in Time Magazine, Fortune, Ms. New York, and other publications, as well as on many books and record covers.
She has received over 30 awards, commissions and purchase prizes,
including the award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts from
the Michigan Foundation for the Arts, the Key to City of Detroit, and
was commissioned to paint America’s official bicentennial painting in
She is also the author of Myth America : Picturing Women, 1865-1945 (New York : Pantheon Books, 1975) and the subject of the monograph Carol Wald : Sequences and Transformations (Academy Chicago Publishers) with an introduction by William J. Withrow, director emeritus of the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Carol Wald's work is many museum collections, most notably the
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington,
DC; the Detroit Institute of Art; Butler Institute of American Art; the
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Loretto, Pa; the Museum of
American Illustrations New York; and Cranbrook Academy of Art in
Bloomfield Hills, MI.
Hamilton Spectator of September 2000)