Biography

Study

1971                       University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

                               BFA, painting and sculpture/ Robert Nix,

                               Frank Wachowiak, Lamar Dodd

1979 – 1982           University of Maine, Farmington, Maine/ Thomas Higgins

1983 – 1985           University of Southern Maine,

                               Portland, Maine/George Burk

1992                       Vermont Studio School/ Neil Welliver, Yvonne Jacquette

1995 – 1998           MECA, Portland Maine, Continuing Studies

2005                       Santa Fe Workshop. Digital Workflow/Vincent Versace

2006                       Santa Fe Workshop, Photography/Joyce Tennesen

 

Work

1971                       Charleston, South Carolina, Public Schools, Art Teacher

1972-1974              Beaux Arts Gallery, owner, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1985-1995              Maine Cottage 

2003                       MECA, Continuing Studies Instructor, sculpture

2005-present         Interior Design/clients across the Eastern Seaboard

 

Exhibitions

Solo

2012                      CLAYTON'S, Yarmouth, Maine

2012                      University of South Carolina, Gallery at Aiken 

2012                      Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine

2005                       Running With Scissors Gallery, Portland, Maine

2004                       Elements Gallery, Rockland, Maine

2003                       Elements Gallery, Rockland, Maine

2002                       Elements Gallery, Rockland, Maine

2001                       Elements Gallery, Rockland, Maine

1995                       June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, Maine

1994                       Edwards Art Gallery, Holderness School, Plymouth, NH

1989                       Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine

 

Group

2012                      Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth, Maine

2012                      Chocolate Church Arts, Bath, Maine

2011-2012             KPK Gallery, London, England

2011-2012             The Mint Hotel, London, England

2011                      Flat Iron Gallery, Portland Maine

2011                      WANDERING ART, Yarmouth, Maine

2010                      ART in the BARN, Yarmouth, Maine

2010                      CAROL BASS STUDIO, 3 ARTISTS, ONE DAY

2009-2001            10 x 10 Show, Portland, Maine

2008                      Black Frame Show, Portland, Maine

2008                      Galeyrie Falmouth, Maine

2008                      Leighton Gallery, Blue Hill. Maine

2007                      Running With Scissors, Portland, Maine

2001                      Greenhut Galleries, Portland, Maine

1995                      Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture Show, Exeter, NH

1994                      Fox Islands Gallery, Women Artists of Maine, N. Haven, ME

1994                      Danforth Gallery, Maine Abstract Artists, Portland, Maine

1994                      Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture Show, Exeter, NH

1989                      Four Person Show, West End Gallery, Portland, Maine

1988                      Maine Coast Artists, Contributor’s Showcase, Rockport, ME

1985                      UMF Art Gallery, Three Abstract Painters, Farmington, ME

1985                      Maine Coast Artists, Juried Invitational, Rockport, Maine

1984                      Maine Art Gallery, Juried Invitational, Wiscasset, Maine

1983                      Mountain Arts, Juried Invitational, Kingfield, Maine

 

PUBLICATIONS DESIGN BOOKS

THE COTTAGE BOOK, Harry Abrams Publishing, New York

MAINE LIVING, Gibbs Smith Publishing, Layton, Utah

COLOR YOUR HOME, Gibbs Smith Publishing, Layton UT

 

MAGAZINE ARTICLES

MH+DESIGN, LEXICONS OF COLOR AND FORM, by Britta Konau, June 2011

MAINE HOME DESIGN, The Colorfully Creative Carol Bass, Jan/Feb 2009

COTTAGE LIVING, All About Color,  2005

DOWNEAST MAGAZINE, Bringing Maine’s Bold Colors Inside, 2005

DOWNEAST MAGAZINE, Honest Maine Cottage Style

2ndHOME JOURNAL, The Cottage Book,  2004

MAINE TIMES, Magic of Maine, May 2003

PORT CITY LIFE, Color Her World, May 2001

COUNTRY LIVING, Movers and Shakers, May 2000

COUNTRY HOME, Tips from Designers, 1999

DOWNEAST MAGAINE, The Maine Cottage Look, 1995

METROPOLITAN HOME, Top Ten Designers, 1994

REDBOOK MAGAZINE, Style by the Sea, 1994

 

WORKSHOPS/TALKS/AWARDS

2012        Poetry Society of South Carolina/Forum Prize finalist/Charleston 

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2012 Firehouse Arts, Painting the Landscape Within, Yarmouth Maine

2012        Maine Island Workshop, Maine College of Art, Goslings Islands,

2011        Shelter Institute, Woolwich, Maine

2010        MADNESS of Painting, Winter 2010, Yarmouth, ME

2009        MADNESS of Painting, Spring 2009, Yarmouth, ME

                COLOR, NATURE, & SENSUOUSNESS, RIVER ARTS. Damariscotta. ME

2008        HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF CRAFTS Symposia

2007        HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF CRAFTS  Symposia

                CREATING IN MAINE: Makers, Manufacturers, and Materials