Carol Pierce was born and raised in Mill Valley, California and now lives in Kirkland Washington. She studied art as an undergraduate in California and continued her studies later at the Pratt Art Institute in Seattle. She began painting professionally when she left the airline industry in 2001.
Carol continues to gain accolades in the greater Seattle area. Her works have been displayed at several local galleries. Current exhibits include Michael Birawer Gallery, Seattle, Cole Gallery, Edmonds, WA. and Tsuga Gallery in Bothell, WA.
Her paintings are exhibited in public buildings in the Puget Sound area and in several corporate and private art collections.
She is a member of the Evergreen Association of Fine Arts and is currently involved with the Healing Arts Program at Overlake Hospital.