Carolyn Mason was born in Walnut Creek, CA and lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her MFA degree in Sculpture from Mills College in 2005, where her advisor, Ron Nagle, became a large influence on her work. Mason has recently exhibited at Mt. St. Mary’s University, the Laband Art Gallery at Loyola Marymount University and Parlor as well as in a solo exhibition at Winslow Garage (all Los Angeles, CA). She has also exhibited and performed at Artists’ Television Access, (San Francisco, CA), the Los Angeles World Airport (Los Angeles, CA) as well as in the 2007 Deitch Art Parade (New York, NY). Mason has been awarded residencies at the Banff Center for the Arts and the Vermont Studio Center, for which she also received a fellowship. Her work has been featured in Elle Decoration (UK edition) and Surface Design Journal, among others.
I'm enjoying my studio in the Bendix Building DTLA and look forward to sharing it when the building reopens for gallery nights and open studios.
I've long been obsessed with wool, industrial textiles, and paint rollers ... and back in 2010 while at the Vermont Studio Center I created this video Paint Roller Enthusiast: