Carol Schiffleger Biography

Carol Schiffleger




Carol Schiffleger, painter, printmaker, and teacher, was born in Manitowoc, Wisconsin on 3 November 1937. She studied at the University of Wisconsin, Madison receiving her B.Sc. in 1960, and her M.Sc. in 1961. Schiffleger has lived and worked in Wisconsin, New York, Toronto, Auckland, Vancouver, and England, and has taught at university, museum and art school levels. Now living in New Zealand, Schiffleger continues to create and exhibit.

Schiffleger was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in 1980 and her work is included in the numerous corporate and private collections. According to her curriculum vitae she has received awards and grants from the Colour and Form Society, the Canada Council, the Ontario Society of Artists, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canadian Painters and Etchers.