Denise Bowman Carson

  • B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago

"One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child." - Carl Jung

Denise Bowman Carson | Chair, painting

Awards, recognition and honors

New American Paintings; Open Studio Press, Southern Edition; Who's Who Among America's Teachers; travel grants; Guinness Book of World Records, Southern Arts Revival Artist Collaborative, project coordinator, World's Largest Painting: 76,726 square feet, Tybee Island, Georgia


National Council of Art Administrators, College Art Association, SECAC

Previous Positions

Professor, graduate residency, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France; chair, painting department, SCAD; visiting artist, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio; administrative staff, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, Savannah, Georgia