Carol Es Press Kit Biographies

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150 Word Bio:

Artist, writer and musician, Carol Es is known primarily for creating personal narratives within a wide spectrum of media. A native Los Angelina, she often uses past experience as fuel for her subject matter.  Writing on art, her articles have appeared in Huffington Post, Whitehot Magazine, and Coagula Art Journal; her prose published with small presses — Bottle of Smoke Press, Islands Fold, and Chance Press among them. Additionally, she makes handmade Artist’s books which have been acquired for such collections as the Getty and the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

Carol is a two-time recipient of the ARC Grant from the Durfee Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner, and a Wynn Newhouse Award for her art. She’s also earned grants from Asylum Arts and the National Arts and Disability Center/California Arts Council for writing. In 2019, she won the Bruce Geller Memorial Prize (WORD Grant) from the American Jewish University.

100 Word Bio:

Los Angeles writer, musician, and artist, Carol Es writes for the Huffington Post, Whitehot Magazine, and Coagula Art Journal. She’s been published with Bottle of Smoke Press, Islands Fold, and Chance Press, and her Artist’s books are featured in the Getty and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Awarded grants from Asylum Arts and several from National Arts and Disability Center for writing, in art, she’s a two-time recipient of the Durfee Foundation’s ARC Grant. She’s also won a Pollock-Krasner Fellowship and the Wynn Newhouse Award.

In 2019, she won the Bruce Geller Memorial Prize: WORD.

50 Word Bio:

Artist and drummer, Carol Es writes for Huffington Post, Whitehot Magazine, and Coagula Art Journal. She’s published with small presses and her Artist’s books are collected by the Getty and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She also won the Bruce Geller Memorial Prize: WORD 2019.