Born in 1953 at Black Mountain College in Asheville, NC (an avant-garde art school, during the time of the Abstract Expressionist Movement) Caitlin Rice was born an artist. Caitlin has been painting since the age of 13 when she started taking classes from local artists in Los Angeles, California (Topanga Canyon) where she was raised. She grew up with a creative and farm style life, led by her mother, a poet, and her father, a stone mason and sculptor and philosopher.
Caitlin works with acrylic paint on large canvases to create abstract paintings that are full of movement and light and texture. Occasionally, she finds herself doing some representational work as well. Recently moved from the art scene in Boulder, Colorado she now calls Oregon home. She has been shown at the Student Art League of Denver Summer Art Market where she won an award and was given a gallery show at the Niza Knoll Gallery with the 6 other winning artists. Also at the Boulder Library Gallery, Open Studios Boulder, First Fridays at Cedar Studios in Boulder, and at the Rembrandt Gallery, Boulder. Caitlin currentlyhas work on display at Gallery One in Grants Pass and the Southern Oregon Guild Gallery & Art Center in Kerby.