Carolene Callahan Herbel
Carolene Callahan Herbel is a distinguished contemporary painter and writer based in Taos, New Mexico. She studied art at Kansas State University, New Mexico State University, and the University of New Mexico-Taos.
She has been creatively and prolifically engaged as a painter for over fifty years. She paints to capture the excitement she feels from the landscape and cultures of New Mexico.
Carolene is a folk art aficionada whose favorite painting styes are impressionism and expressionism. Her admiration of the great Vincent Van Gogh is clearly evident in her paintings. As a colorist, she loves high color and isn't afraid to use it. "I love the secondary colors: purple, orange, and blue green," she admits. In the past, Carolene has painted with acrylics but now prefers to use water-based oils because of the richer colors.
Where to find Carolene Callahan Herbel online
Faraway Times and Places
by Carolene Callahan Herbel
From Kansas to Las Cruces to Taos and beyond, artist and author Carolene Callahan Herbel tells tales in Faraway Times and Places that capture the tenderness, hardship, and challenges of the Greatest Generation, those Americans who, in the words of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, had a “rendezvous with destiny."
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