Log In

Carol Ann Grende Edit Profile

Artist sculptor

Carol Ann Grende, American Artist sculptor. Recipient Honorary Mention in Sculpture, East Stroudsburg Pennsylvania Wildlife Art Show, 1991, Grumbacher award Valley Art Center, 1981, First Place in Painting award, 1979, second place in Painting award Death Valley Days Show, 1980, award Women Artists of America West, 1979, 1st painting award Trails West Las Vegas, 1979, second place award mixed media Saddle Back Gallery, 1980.


Grende, Carol Ann was born on October 7, 1955 in Grangville, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Dale Fredrick and Lila Maude (O'Connell) Grende.


Graduated from the high school, Lewiston, Idaho, 1974.


Professional artist, Museum Native American Culture, Spokane, 1974-1987; professional artist, Zemsky Hines Pro Art, Big Timber, Montana, 1982, 84; professional artist, Ultima Art Symposium, Yellowstone, Wyoming, 1991; professional artist, Great River Road Art Symposium, Red Wing, Minnesota, 1992. Tutor children and adults in oils, sculpting and drawing, since 1979.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Museum of Fine Art, Alaska, East Stroudsburg University Biology Museum, 1985-1992, C. M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana, since 1976, Favell Museum, Klamath Falls, Oregon, 1988-1992, Charles d'Lou Galleries. Illustrator: Journal 1862, 1983, Contemporary Western Artists, 1983, Artist of the Reknown, 1983, American Artists, 1991. Represented in permanent collections National Cowgirl Hall of Fame, Hereford, Texas, Grizzley Discovery Park, West Yellowstone, Montana.


Member Bitterroot Chamber of Commerce, Hamilton, Montana, 1991, Bitterroot Arts Guild, Hamilton, 1985-1991, Woman Artists of America West, 1978-1984. Honorary member Cascade County Museum, Great Falls, Montana, 1991.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: horseback riding, travel, birdwatching, studying history.


Married David Alan LaFord, January 12, 1975 (divorced May 1983). Married David Carmona Senior, October 26, 1991.

Dale Fredrick Grende

Lila Maude (O'Connell) Grende

David Alan LaFord

David Carmona Senior