The arts help us recognize who we were, actualize who we are and create who we will be; as individuals, as communities and as a society.
Carol Grant holds an undergraduate and graduate degree in art education from Towson University. She minored in Psychology and has additional training in transactional analysis and art therapy. She holds a masters degree in Fine Art from the University of Wales Cardiff in Great Britain where she concentrated on the architectural application of ceramic art. She has twenty five years of experience as a ceramic sculptor, teacher and art therapist.
Her sculpture ranges from abstract figurative work to metaphorical vessels to architectural niches and architraves and has been exhibited consistently in galleries across the United States. She is an associate artist at both Baltimore Clayworks in Baltimore Maryland and McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville Virginia.
Her teaching experiences are extensive, ranging from elementary to graduate school. She is an active member of the National Council of Educators in the Ceramic Arts. She maintains affiliations with art institutions and organizations in the Baltimore metropolitan area, creating and supervising internships for CSU's visual art students. Internship Video
Her experiences as a teacher are complemented by her experiences as a therapist. She worked as an art therapist for the National Institute on Drug Abuse for fifteen years and continues to research the connection between art and healing. She sees both creative processes and products as valuable resources for medical communities and has several ceramic sculptures installed at Saint Joseph Medical Center in Towson, Maryland.