Carol P. Chamberland – bio
As an artist and outdoor enthusiast, Carol Chamberland finds inspiration in the wild landscapes of New Mexico. She holds a BFA in Painting from Arizona State University, plus an MA and MFA in Conceptual Design from San Francisco State University. Her recent works include mixed media paintings, digital print media, and photography.
Carol’s works have been exhibited in a variety of venues, including the New Mexico State Fair, the Placitas Artist Series, Taos Center for the Arts, the Art Center at Fuller Lodge, and the Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center. She is represented in Albuquerque by the Weyrich Gallery. In 2012 she was Artist in Residence at Canyons of the Ancients National Monument and honored as Albuquerque Local Treasure by the Arts Business Association. In 2013 she was Artist in Residence at Petrified Forest National Park. In 2014, the City of Albuquerque purchased one of her digital compositions for its Art in Public Places program. In September 2017, she will be Artist in Residence at Mesa Verde National Park.
She serves as a docent at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History. Carol also leads a crew of archaeology volunteers for the Bureau of Land Management. In 2015 the New Mexico State Historic Preservation Office honored her with an Individual Achievement Award. The U.S. Department of the Interior granted her the 2015 National Volunteer Award for Making a Difference on Public Lands.