The Contemporary Art of Self-taught Artist, Carol Es

Paintings, Drawings, Mixed Media, and Artist's Books

Native Los Angeles artist, Carol Es is primarily known for creating personal narratives in a spectrum of media, including oil paint, paper garment patterns, watercolor, textile collage, video, handmade Artist's books, and soft sculpture. Many of her unique pieces are featured in numerous private and public collections, including the Getty Museum, Brooklyn Museum, UCLA Special Collections and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She is a two-time recipient of the ARC Grant from the Durfee Foundation, a Pollock-Krasner Fellowship and the Wynn Newhouse Award.

Also a professional musician (a drummer) and writer, she's written articles of art critique for the Huffington Post and Coagula Art Journal, as well as having poetry published with small presses. Her first nonfiction novel, Shrapnel in the San Fernando Valley will be published in April, 2019 by Desert Dog Books. She has earned writing grants from the National Arts and Disability Center, California Arts Council, and Asylum-Arts, a Global Network for Jewish Culture.