Artist:Carol Prusa 

Size:20.32cm diameter


Media:Silverpoint aluminum leaf and acrylic on acrylic sphere



Carol Prusa
(U.S.A, b. 1956)

Carol Prusa holds a Master of Fine Arts from Drake University, where she specialized in painting. She is known for her meticulous silverpoint technique, an ancient and refined grayscale technique with the silver stylus, and the use of unexpected materials from sculpted resin and fiberglass to metal leaf and LED large-scale installations. Through this precise and sophisticated method, she explores the astronomic origin of life as well as the philosophy of cosmology in her silverpoint work. Carol Prusa received a SECAC Artistic Achievement Award in 2017 and awarded for 2020 Manifest Prize. Her works have been highly regarded in historical books on Silverpoint feature. Prusa participated in 2015-2016 Miami Biennale and had exhibited in many museums and important institutions including the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Boca Raton Museum, Louisiana Museum of Art and Science, etc. Her work included in excellent public and private collections, including the Perez Museum of Art, The Museum of Arts and Design (NYC), Telfair Art Museum (Savannah), Spencer Museum of Art, and the Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection.

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