Carol Santos is a Brazilian born, Atlanta based multidisciplinary artist. Her work is informed by her family’s and her own experiences. Santos’ artistic vocabulary includes acrylics, oils and natural pigments on canvas, sculptures, textiles as well as conceptual and performance art. Carol’s work is a conversation of past, present and future inviting the viewer to reflect on their own experiences in a multicultural contemporary society. Santos preservation of oral and visual history, comes through her exploration of giving new life to recycled materials and the collaborative memories.
Carol often curates an inclusive space where her children and friends are invited to participate in her work, transforming the narrative to a connected community. Her work is part of private collections in the US, Brazil and Europe. She has exhibited nationally and virtually, her work has been published in Southeastern art and cultural publications and featured during the 2018 MA! Architectural Tour of Atlanta.
Santos is currently finishing her thesis for her MFA in Painting at the Savannah College or Art and Design, where she was awarded scholarships for both Achievement Graduate Studies and Academic Honors. Carol lives in Sandy Springs with her husband and three children. Her love of to traveling, reading, cooking and entertaining friends is a foundational aspect of her work.