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Carol Van Swol Prusa

Boca Raton, FL, United States

Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Carol Prusa received a B.S. in Medical Art from the University of Illinois and went on to achieving an M.F.A. in painting from Drake University in Iowa. She currently lives, works and teaches in South Florida. Prusa is known for her contemporary use of silverpoint drawing on large curved forms punctuated by patterns of fiber optic lights. She has been awarded prestigious visual arts fellowships and her work is in the permanent collections of the Miami Art Museum, Museum of Art – Ft. Lauderdale, Arkansas Arts Center, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art and Telfair Art Museum, among others. Prusa’s work traveled in the Triennial Exhibition of German and American Artists curated by the American Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, exhibited at the Museum for Angewandte Kunst – Frankfurt and at the Museum of Arts and Design. Her work has been in numerous solo museum exhibitions and the Art Economist Magazine-2011 featured Prusa as “an artist to watch”.

Carol's ArtPrize Entries

These are Carol's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

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    Emergent Worlds

    2012 ArtPrize Entry Carol Van Swol Prusa
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