Carol grew up in Uxbridge, Ontario and graduated in advertising at the Ontario College of Art. After a career in advertising, she gradually developed a love for botanical art.
Carol has participated in many shows including two at the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, the Buffalo Museum of Science and the Hunt Institute for Botanical Illustration in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
In 2006, a silver medal was awarded to Carol by the Royal Horticultural Society in Birmingham, England where she exhibited the Provincial and Territorial floral emblems of Canada. Carol continues to pursue her love of painting botanicals.