Carolyn Knox earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting. Her graduate studies include fine art photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, paper making with Frank Gallo at the University of Illinois, and fashion illustration. She also studied in the Visual Arts program at Interlochen Arts Camp.
Born in Evanston, Illinois she spent her childhood abroad as the daughter of an American diplomat. She is inspired by nature, sustainability, and unique beauty found in unexpected places. Her art is in private, public, and corporate collections in the United States and Europe.