"Carol Roberts has a way have capturing the essence of the moment and the essence of the person. We love her ability to tell us a story, to show us what's important in a given scene." - Informed Collector
Bargain Hunter was selected to be exhibited in OPA's 2013 Salon Show.
Carol Cumbo Roberts grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has lived in a number of different states since leaving North Carolina, as well as living in Mexico for several years in the late 90's. She currently lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas with her husband where she paints full time. Carol was always interested in art and drew constantly as a child. However, she did not seriously pursue her interest until her two sons were in school. Since that time, she has attended numerous workshops and classes in order to improve her painting skills. Although she began painting in watercolor, she now paints almost exclusively in oil. She is a signature member of the American Impressionist Society and Texas and Neighbors. She is an associate member of the Oil Painters of America? and has exhibited in both their national and regional exhibitions. She is also a juried member of American Women Artists and Women Artists of the West. Some of the recent exhibitions she has participated in include the Greenhouse Gallery's Salon International (award 2011), the Salmagundi Club National Juried Exhibition, the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe 109th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Arts for the Parks Mini 100, the 2006 Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition, the 2009 Eastern Regional Exhibition and the 2013 Salon Show, the American Impressionist Society Annual Juried Exhibitions (award 2008), the American Women Artists National Exhibition, the Women Artists of the West National Exhibitions (award 2011 and 2012), the Bennington Center's American Artists Abroad and Small Works Show, and the Gilcrease Museum's American Art in Miniature. Invitational exhibitions include the Dana Gallery Icons of the West and the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center Best of the Best exhibitions. In addition, in 2008 she was a finalist for May in the RayMar on line art competition. She has also exhibited in the Annual Conservatory Art Classic at the Bosque Conservatory. She has been featured on the Informed Collector Blog. In 2007, her work was included in the Best of the Best, Oil Artists and Artisans and in 2012 her work was chosen to be included in the Best of the Best Oil Painting International.
Upcoming Events and Exhibits
The Small Works Show The Bennington Center for the Arts 5/11/2013-12/22/2013 Reception: ()
Oil Painters of America Salon Show Crooked Tree Arts Center 6/21/2013-8/31/2013 Reception: 6/21/2013 (6:30 to 8:00 PM)
Women Artists of the West 43rd National Exhibition Cultural Art Council Fine Art Gallery 7/6/2013-7/28/2013 Reception: 7/6/2013 (5 PM to 9 PM)