Carron Wedlund is native to the Chicago area. Carron attended Roosevelt University and Northern Illinois University majoring in Graphic Design. Later she earned her BFA degree; University of North Florida. Her earlier experience in art is commercial field doing layout design for print media, corporate identity, and presentation graphics .
2004 Carron she became a member of the Art Guild of Orange Park and immediately enthused of the influence of this vital art community. Carron is a long time standing member First Coast Pastel Society, Jacksonville Artist Guild, and First Coast Plein Aire Painters. Pastels is her preferred and captivated medium; she has worked in watercolor & acrylics but the medium she is MOST captivated by is pastel.
n Clay County and in Jacksonville, FL. She has exhibited solely at the Orange Park Library, the Jewish Community Alliance and Great Hang Ups Gallery has received several awards in shows in the past few years. Carron was honored to receive the title of Senior Female Volunteer of the Year for 2012 by the Clay County Council on Aging. Carron continues to be involved in volunteer activities that bring art to the community.
“My life is ART, no apologies, however I love the sport of triathlon and ultra running. I have this feeling that life is not all that long and I should cherish every moment, thing, experience person and place because it will go away, way too soon.”
Born in New York City, graduated from Cooper Union, furthered my education at The Education Alliance, The School of Visual Arts as well as classes at University of North Florida and Florida State College, Jacksonville. Workshops with Charles Reid, Don Andrews, Robert Leedy and Mary Whyte, added to my painting education. My passion for art in all its facets is what I am all about.
Exhibition record includes: St. Augustine Art Association, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, The Art Center Cooperative Inc., Jacksonville, The Coalition of Visual Arts, and The Southlight Gallery.
Accomplished photographer, drawer, watercolorist and sculptor.