Carolina Caples

About Carolina Caples

Carolina Caples received her BFA from the University of Arizona in 1993. She was awarded the Arizona Board of Regents Scholarship from 1989 to 1993 and the Samuel Latte Kingan scholarship in 1989. She was awarded “Best of Show” in the Student Union Exhibition in 1992. She is the recipient of the Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Opportunity Grant as well as the Project Creosote START award from the Arts Foundation for Tucson in southern Arizona. She has exhibited in galleries and public spaces across the United States including at Untitled Gallery and the Pima County Public Library in Tucson, Arizona. Her work is included in private collections across the United States and Europe and in the public collection of United Airlines.
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About the Process

For my portraits I start with a photograph. I paint with oils on canvas mostly, but I love to paint on linen when I can. Digitally I also use a photograph for reference. For my more abstract work I only use what is going on inside my head. A feeling, a mood, energy. I do my best to not let the chatter in my head get in the way of painting and creating. That seems to be the biggest obstacle.

How to Purchase

Visit my website at or Instagram page @carolinacaples to have a look at my art. Emailing me is the easiest way to contact me. I’m happy to respond to any questions about my art, pricing or commissions.

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