Carole Bondaroff was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. She attended Sir George Williams University in Montreal and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax where she received her BFA in Printmaking and Art Education.
Carole lives in Calgary where she is an active artist and art educator. She has taught at the University of Calgary, the Alberta College of Art and Design, the Glenbow Museum, both Calgary School Boards and as an Artist in Residence, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, since its inception in 1986.
Since 1978, Carole has been co-proprietor of The Heart Studio in Calgary, a multi-disciplined art facility featuring art exhibitions and art programs including classes for adults and children.
During her extensive travels, Ms. Bondaroff has had the opportunity to work as a visiting artist at several internationally renowned studios including: “St Michael’s Printshop,” Newfoundland; “Escuela Nationale des Bellas Artes,” Murcia, Spain; “Taller de Grabado Tarasco,” Uruapan, Mexico; and “Atelier de L’Ile,” Val David, Québec.
Carole is an active member of the Alberta Printmaker’s Society and the Alberta Society of Artists.
Her works can be found in private and corporate collections nationally and internationally including The Royal Palace in Monaco, The Calgary Consul General of Japan, The Alberta Foundation for the Arts and The Canada Council Art Bank in Ottawa.