Caroline Speare Rohland Biography

Caroline Speare Rohland




Printmaker, painter, and photographer Caroline Speare Rohland was born in Boston, MA on April 20, 1885. She studied at the Boston Museum School, ASL of NYC, and with Andrew Dasburg. For a time Rohland lived and worked at the artist colonies in Woodstock, NY, where she met her future husband, artist Paul Rohland. She had homes in New York and Sierra Madre, CA until 1953. Rohland died in California in 1965. Exh: Rehn Gallery (NYC), 1935; Woodstock (NY) AA; Virginia Museum, 1941; New Mexico Museum, 1944, 1945; NAD, 1945, 1946; Sierra Madre Arts Guild, 1948. Murals: Bunkie (LA), Sylvania (GA), Fulton (NY) U.S. Post Offices. In: Library of Congress; New Mexico Museum; Whitney Museum (NYC); Honolulu Academy of Art. Source:

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940" American Art Annual 1931-33; Who's Who in American Art 1936-53; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy).