Carolyn Goodridge - Biography
Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies October 21, 1960, Carolyn Sharon Goodridge immigrated to New York at age two. Goodridge was developing skills in music and art, and interests in spiritual philosophies before age 12. After graduating high school Goodridge became a resident at the Chogye International Zen Center, a Korean Zen Temple in Manhattan. In 1990 she left NY to study art full time, receiving a BFA in 1993 from the Univ. of Florida, Gainesville and an MFA from Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1997. The artist currently lives and paints in Brooklyn, New York and Colonial Beach, Virginia.