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While growing up in the scenic Crowsnest Pass region of Southwestern Alberta, surrounded by Canadian Rocky Mountains, Caroline Brooks was influenced by her father, John Wavrecan, to appreciate the detail and perfection in nature.

After completing high school, she obtained a Journalism Diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Calgary, and subsequently, had a lengthy finance career in the petroleum industry. She dabbled briefly with a paintbrush in the late 1990's, but it was after partaking in her first art workshop with wildlife artist Terry Isaac in August 2005 that her painting passion was ignited.

Caroline has since attended art workshops led by world-renowned wildlife artists John and Suzie Seerey-Lester, Daniel Smith, Terry Isaac, and John Banovich, and most recently, a Robert Bateman seminar. She also receives ongoing instruction from internationally-acclaimed local wildlife artist David Kitler.

Caroline's most recent painting, a Snow Leopard entitled "Targeted Approach", has been selected by Artists For Conservation to be the cover image for their 2018 Annual Environmental Calendar.

Her "Whooo's There?" owl painting was named Ducks Unlimited Alberta "2009 Artist of the Year". This same painting was awarded First Place in the Wildlife Category and Second Place Overall at the Calgary Stampede Creative Living Art Competition in the summer of 2008. Two of her paintings were chosen as finalists for Artist's Magazine 25th Annual International 2008 competition.

When she's not painting or taking photographs to use as reference material, she enjoys travelling with her husband Larry, hand-feeding red-breasted nuthatches or black-capped chickadees in their back yard, birding, and tending their summer vegetable and plant gardens. "We truly appreciate yet another of nature's wonderful gifts--live food, freshly picked".

Caroline receives inspiration for her paintings through field observation and photo reference outings. Just being surrounded by nature provides a sense of peace and being grounded, where she feels most comfortable and alive. "Feeling a connection to the original experience, the initial encounter of that unique moment in time, and inviting the viewer to share it with me through my paintings" is what she most hopes to capture in her paintings.

Support for Conservation:
Annual supporter of Alberta Birds of Prey Foundation, Coaldale, Alberta
Special Achievements:
  • 2017 - 2017 Artists For Conservation Festival
    Brooks' most recent painting, a Snow Leopard entitled "Targeted Approach", has been selected by Artists For Conservation to be the cover image of their 2018 Annual Environmental Calendar.
  • 2017 - 2017 Artists For Conservation Festival
    Caroline's "Targeted Approach" Snow Leopard painting has been chosen as a live exhibit piece to be displayed at Artists For Conservation's Annual Festival in Vancouver, B.C. November 9-12, 2017.
    Caroline's "Chillin" Black Bear painting has been chosen as a virtual exhibit piece at AFC's 2017 Annual Festival in Vancouver, B.C. November 9-12, 2017.
  • 2009 - Ducks Unlimited Alberta 2009 Artist Of The Year
    "Whooo's There?" Great-Horned Owl and Owlet in the Nest
  • Whooo's There? Great-Horned Owl & Owlet, and Regal Snowy Owl (2008)
    Both paintings were selected as Finalists in Artist's Magazine 25th Annual Art Competition, published December 2008 - Great-Horned Owl and Owlet in the nest
    Regal Snowy Owl - Snowy Owl portrait
    Published by: The Artist's Magazine
Organization Membership:
  • 2016 - Artists For Conservation (AFC)
    "The Artists for Conservation Foundation (AFC) - formerly the Worldwide Nature Artists Group (WNAG) - is a non-profit, international organization dedicated to the celebration and preservation of the natural world. The Foundation represents the world's leading collective of nature artists and an unparalleled pool of artistic talent focussed on nature. The organization's mission is to support wildlife and habitat conservation, biodiversity, sustainability and environmental education through art that celebrates our natural heritage."


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