Carolynn Redwine Geer's Profile

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I was never able to attend art school. My Dad thought art school was a haven for hippies and drug inspired artists and in 1966 that may have been the case. I don't know, but I was very fortunate to be hired as an Apprentice Fashion Illustrator right out of high school. I had a head start though. My Mom taught me to sew when I was ten years old, and I began making clothes for my Barbie doll. By the age of fifteen I was designing and making clothes for myself. One of my fondest memories was wandering through several floors of fabrics at the G Street Remnant Shop in Washington, D.C. I have always loved fine art, sewing, illustrating and designing.

Since Carolina Moon was my childhood nickname, I decided Carolina Moon Designs would be the perfect name for my first Etsy shop. I have a second shop on Etsy called Carolina Moon Moppets where I sell custom rag dolls that I designed and made by…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 30
  • Joined August 30, 2010

Favorite materials

canvas, wood, silk, vintage buttons, wool felt, vintage fabric and lace

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CarolynnRedwineGeer
Bridal Accessories / Bow Tie and Suspender...

About

I was never able to attend art school. My Dad thought art school was a haven for hippies and drug inspired artists and in 1966 that may have been the case. I don't know, but I was very fortunate to be hired as an Apprentice Fashion Illustrator right out of high school. I had a head start though. My Mom taught me to sew when I was ten years old, and I began making clothes for my Barbie doll. By the age of fifteen I was designing and making clothes for myself. One of my fondest memories was wandering through several floors of fabrics at the G Street Remnant Shop in Washington, D.C. I have always loved fine art, sewing, illustrating and designing.

Since Carolina Moon was my childhood nickname, I decided Carolina Moon Designs would be the perfect name for my first Etsy shop. I have a second shop on Etsy called Carolina Moon Moppets where I sell custom rag dolls that I designed and made by hand in my studio.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/CarolinaMoonMoppets?ref=hdr_shop_menu

My paintings are included in several important collections, both public and private: The Permanent Collection Of Maryland Artists at The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Sinai Hospital in Baltimore Maryland, St. Joseph Hospital in Baltimore Maryland, University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore.
I hope you enjoy looking at both of my shops.

COPYRIGHT: I retain all copyrights to my original paintings. They may not be reproduced without my permission.

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