Carrie Jacobson uses oil paint and palette knife to create paintings which revel in the joy of color. Using this love of color, and the gusto of 'impasto' . . . her paintings tell a vivid story, revealing the faith and optimism within the artist.
Carrie began painting when she was fifty years old. Four years later, she left a 25-year career in journalism (including several years as copy desk chief of The Virginian-Pilot) to earn her family’s living by making and selling paintings.
It was a bold move, suggested by her husband. But, a smart one - as she was being juried into some of the top shows in the country, her work was sought by galleries, and her art was being purchased by people all over the United States and abroad.
The Jacobsons moved from Connecticut to Wachapreague, where they live with their five dogs. Carrie sells in outdoor art festivals, in galleries across the country, on line, and in her Wachapreague studio.