Carolyn Macartney’s artistic background is in painting, photography and filmmaking. Her most recent passion is sign painting. Macartney received her BA in Art from Smith College, spending her junior year in London studying painting at Camberwell Art College. With the support of a DAAD scholarship she studied painting at the Hochscule der Künste in Berlin, Germany. She attained her MFA in Filmmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Macartney’s award-winning photographs have been published and exhibited in the US and Europe. Her films have won awards at Ann Arbor Film Festival and Durango Independent Film Festival among others, and have enjoyed festival and invitational screenings around the world. She has fourteen years of professional experience as a Director of Photography, having shot four feature length narrative films as well as numerous music videos, commercials, short films and documentaries. Now a resident of West Texas, her hand lettered signs can be seen adorning façades in Marfa, Alpine and Fort Davis.