Carol Owen grew up in New York City, where she studied art at the Art Students League. She intending to be a writer from the time she was little. Carol went to Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where she met her husband, and then graduated from the University of Delaware. Together they lived in many different places, and moved to Fearrington Village in 1992.
Carol stopped writing when her children were growing up, and turned to art instead. Working initially as a weaver and paper maker, and then as a painter and mixed media artist. She has exhibited throughout the United States. Her work has appeared in many publications, including Collage for the Soul, and magazines such as Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion (Dec/Jan 2008), Somerset Studio, Legacy and Country Living.
Carol's book, Crafting Personal Shrines, was published by Lark Books in October, 2004, and reprinted in soft cover in February, 2006. Over the years Carol has taught many, well attended workshops at major craft schools, galleries and shops. Her altered books and spirit houses art have become valued personal treasures and are sought after by collectors.
The urge to write returned a few years ago, and her novel Heartfelt is the result.
Carol Owen's first work of fiction, a tender romance, Heartfelt was published by The Wild Rose Press, Inc. in April, 2016.