Carolyn was born in Liverpool in 1951 and studied at Liverpool College of Art (Foundation) and the North Cheshire College of Education for a B.Ed(Hons) degree (Manchester University) in Fine Art and Education. Carolyn is married with three children and has been living in Jersey since 1976, and a teacher from 1975-2001. She has had exhibitions both at the Jersey Art Centre and Studio18 Art Gallery.