Carrin Welch photo ©2012 Charles Hueter
Carrin Welch has loved making art since high school, where she attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She has studied at The University of Texas at Austin, Austin Community College, and School for the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, as well as various workshops. Initially focusing on Printmaking, throughout the years she has also become skilled in costume design, painting, graphic design, and wood sculpture.
Her largest and most well known project is The Four Rocking Horses of the Apocalypse, which should be completed in 2015. In 2014 she launched a gun inspired jewelry, apparel, and gear company called ChickaBomb.
Photo ©2011 Deano Jones w/ Polywog Designs.
Carrin grew up in Dallas, has lived in New York City, Boston, New Orleans, and Nashville. She has travelled all over the US and a bit of Europe. All of those places offered inspiration, but Austin is home, where she lives with her husband, Brian, and their doglets, Madeline & Morris. She is an artist, crafter, creator, performer, seamstress, art coordinator, traveller, sometimes troublemaker, and has worked in the tv & film industry for 10+ years.