Carol Buchman grew up in Long Island, NY. She received her BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston and an MFA from Boston University School for the Arts, along with an Art Teacher certification for K-12. "My goal is for ALL children to experience the mind expansion of creativity as well as joy and confidence while art making in my class" she says. Carol is beginning her 19th year at GSL. Before joining the faculty here, she taught for five years at Rozelle Elementary, a creative and performing arts school in the Memphis City School system. Carol’s paintings have been exhibited, commissioned, and collected both locally and nationally in galleries, museums, universities, homes, public spaces, and other online and print venues.