Carolyn Forrester
Baltimore, MD • 9137024599 • cwforrester@gmail.com 
@iamaconstruct@firstfemprez carolynforrester.com


****!!!!!! Co-founder of Inadequate Lighting
check it out!!!!! come to a show!


Education                                                                    
2020 Master of Fine Arts in Painting
LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD

2015 Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
Yale University, New Haven, CT 
Distinction in the Major, Magna Cum Laude, GPA 3.88


Seminars and Residencies
2019 Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art

States of Consciousness under Cognitive Capitalism, New York, NY


Exhibition History

Group Shows
2021 Still, Life, Art Cake, Brooklyn, NY 
2021 Significant Delay, School 33, Baltimore, MD

2020 Mind Form, temporaryroom.net
2020 From Our Living Room to Yours, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD
2020 WE ARE EVERYWHERE, Fox 2 Gallery, MICA, MD
2020 We, the People!, Main Gallery, MICA, MD

2020 Pitch&Pulse, Broadmead, MD

2019 Incubate This, Sheila and Richard Riggs Gallery, MICA, MD

2018 LeRoy E. Hoffberger Fall Show, Fox 3 Gallery, MICA, MD

2015 Yale Art Undergraduate Spring Show
Green Hall Gallery, Yale, CT

2014 Yale Art Undergraduate Fall Show
Green Hall Gallery, Yale, CT


Awards and Fellowships
2014 CIPE Research Fellowship, Croatian Contemporary Art
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Grant received in support of senior thesis research
2012 Richter Award for Independent Study, Painting
Yale University, New Haven, CT


Print and Digital Publications
2020 The Vassar Review, Protest, Prophecy, Play

(Print version in September)


Teaching Experience
2019 - May 2020 Graduate Program Assistant for Joan Waltemath

and Stephen Ellis
Hoffberger Painting program, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2019 Graduate Teaching Intern for Eva Wylie
MICA, Baltimore, MD
Introduction to Printmaking: Traditional Processes
2019 Graduate Teaching Intern for Jennie Hirsh
MICA, Baltimore, MD
Visual Culture and the Holocaust