Carole Drake was born in Bristol in 1963.
She did an Art Foundation Course at Filton Technical College, Bristol 1980-81 and then studied for Joint Hons BA in Fine Art/Art History at Reading University from 1985 and an MA Fine Art at Newcastle Polytechnic in 1992. She subsequently obtained the National Certificate in Horticulture at Kirkley Hall College, Ponteland, Northumberland. 1997-98.
Since 1992 she has undertaken a number of installations in different parts of England in connection with residencies and production awards, with radio and television coverage and has held a number of teaching and administrative posts in art history and visual culture.
She was artist in residence in the Forest of Dean in the summer of 1995 and in 1997 had the Galloway Forest Park Residency, Dumfries and Galloway. Most recently, she has a Year of the Artist Residency - photo-synthetic:picturing plants at Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset.
A more extensive biography and bibliography can be viewed on the AXIS database
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