Carolyn Gavin is a painter, Illustrator and surface pattern designer based in Toronto, Canada.
Vibrant, playful and happy are perfect words to describe her style.
A flower child of the 60’s, Carolyn grew up in South Africa, left to travel Europe and relocated to Canada where she met her Montreal husband and had a baby.
Carolyn trained as a graphic designer and learned painting and techniques from artist Nina Campbell-Quine. In 2007, she started Ecojot with her family, an eco-friendly paper business. Today, she freelances with her agent Lilla Rogers Studio and licenses her work for fabric, house wares, packaging and books.
Carolyn works in Gouache, water-colour, pen and ink and vector. Finding inspiration in travel, flowers, exotic color and pattern, Carolyn makes sure her life is filled with beauty and creativity.