carol prusa

Professor, Painting and Drawing 

MFA Painting and Drawing from Drake University

Carol Prusa is known for her meticulous silverpoint technique combined with contemporary strategies. In the 2015 catalogue essay for the National Gallery exhibition Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns, Weber called Carol Prusa “one of the most innovative artists working in metalpoint today.” Prusa lives and works in South Florida and exhibits nationally and internationally. Her work is included in excellent public and private collections, including the Perez Art Museum (Miami), The Museum of Arts and Design (NYC), Telfair Art Museum (Savannah), the Hunter Museum of American Art (Chattanooga) and the Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection.

Prusa had a solo exhibition at the Boca Museum in 2019 and exhibited in the 2015 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters (NYC), nominated by Judy Pfaff. She did a three-month fully funded residency at the prestigious Kohler Artist in Industry among other artist residencies. Prusa received the 2017 SECAC Artistic Achievement Award. She was previously awarded a Brown University Howard Foundation Fellowship, State of Florida Fellowships and South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowships. And she regularly lectures about her work at such venues as Carnegie-Mellon University (Pittsburgh), University of Cape Town (Cape Town, South Africa), and Parsons School of Art and Design (NYC).