Carol Cauldwell

Carol Cauldwell (b.1968, Johannesburg) is one of South Africa's most sought-after sculptors, and has works in collections across the world.

Her work could be described as "magic realism" and appeals to the nostalgic yearning in all of us for a more innocent world in which dreams always come true

Available Works

Artist Statement

 

‘Creating artworks is a healing process for me. Allowing me to try to deal with the myriad of injustices that we come face to face with each day. As a person I struggle with injustice in any form and my artwork has become a therapeutic tool for me to work through these issues.

 

My sculptures take a critical view of social, political, and cultural issues engaging with them in an almost sarcastic, satirical, and humorous way. I use fairy tales, fantasy, wordplay, nursery rhymes, illustration and icons to deconstruct and comment on issues of injustice in its different forms.
 

Whilst I have and continue to work across different mediums, I am passionate about bronze, and love the permanence and durability of it. I am keenly aware of the durability of time and enjoy the idea that my artworks and their message will remain well into the future for the benefit of others’ - Carol Cauldwell

Biography

Carol Cauldwell (b.1968, Johannesburg) is one of South Africa's most sought-after sculptors, and has works in collections across the world.

Inspired by her Father’s love for art, Carol joined the Johannesburg school of Art, Ballet, Drama and Music, first specialising in music and then changing over to art.

Her work could be described as "magic realism" and appeals to the nostalgic yearning in all of us for a more innocent world in which dreams always come true