Carla Golembe is an award winning artist, illustrator, author and teacher. Her work is shown at galleries and venues throughout the United States. Collections include Hyatt Corp, Pan Pacific Hotels, Sheppard Pratt Hospital, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Worcester Art Museum (Worcester, MA), Academy Art Museum (Easton, MD), Boston Public Library, University College of University of Maryland, Montgomery County MD Art in Public Places and others. She has received artist residencies from the Hambidge Center in Rabun Gap, GA; Altos de Chavon in the Dominican Republic and Kalani Honua in Hawaii. As an artist in residence in these places she presented her work to the community by giving talks, demonstrations and exhibitions.
Carla’s paintings are represented by Cove Gallery, Wellfleet, MA, Kolbo Fine Judaica, Brookline, MA, The GIft SHop of the Cornell Museum in Delray Beach, FL, and Gallery Galleon, Vieques, Puerto RIco.
Carla’s children’s books include A Story of Surfing, The Story of Hula, M is for Maryland, Washington DC ABC’s, Annabelle’s Big Move and Dog Magic, all of which she wrote and illustrated. She has also illustrated Why the Sky is Far Away, The Creation, People of Corn, How Night Came from the Sea and The Woman in the Moon, Sun and Honeybees. Carla wrote and illustrated the Zippy and Zoe series, published in Taiwan.
Her other illustration work includes greeting cards, fine illustration stock images for Artville/Getty Images and Imagezoo, educational and medical projects for children and magazine work. She has received awards for her children’s books from the New York Times, Parent’s Choice, The American Folklore Society and PMA, the Independent Book Publisher’s Association as well as others.
Carla has taught fine art and illustration courses at Maryland College of Art and Design and the Maryland Institute College of Art, and Lighthouse Center for the Arts. She worked with elementary school children teaching them to write and illustrate picture books and fold books through the Center for Creative Education and the Milagro Center. She presently teaches painting at Old School Square in Delray Beach and the Art School of the Boca Museum of Art . She has been doing presentations and workshops for children, teens and adults in schools, libraries, museums and other community based venues for almost 20 years. Carla has been an artist for five Animals on Parade Public Art Projects including Washington DC’s Party Animals and Pandamania, Ocean City Maryland’s OC Beach Birds, Prince George’s County, Maryland’s Birds-I-View and Palm Beach County’s Wild Things. Recent articles about er work include Arthive and Boca Life Magazine.
Bel Canto, acrylic on canvas, 30" x 30"
Jardins se la Reine II 30" x 30" acrylic on canvas
Celestial Bodies II 16" x 16" acrylic on canvas
The Princess and the Queen 24" x 36" acrylic on canvas
Mari di Sogni II 30" x 30"
Bed of Roses 24" x 30" acrylic on canvas
Interwoven II 24" x 36" acrylic on canvas
Largo III 24" x 30" acrylic on canvas