Caryn holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. She is a featured artist in the publications: Ann Kullberg's Color magazine (February 2021, December 2020, May 2019, July 2017, June 2017); The Quarterly of the Sumi Society of America, Inc., (Fall 2020); Colored Pencil Society of America's To The Point magazine (June 2020, January 2020, June 2018, June 2017, January 2016, June 2015, January 2014); The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 123rd and 118th Annual Open Exhibition catalogs; The American Artists Professional League's 91st Grand National Exhibition Catalog; International Artist magazine, Oct./Nov. 2019; Richeson75 Still Life & Floral 2021, 2019, 2017 & 2016 Exhibit Catalogs; Ann Kullberg's Color magazine's 20th Anniversary Member Show Book; CP Treasures - Colored Pencil Masterworks from Around the Globe, Volumes II, III, IV, V, VI; Colored Pencil Hidden Treasures, Volumes 1 & 6; Richeson75 Animals, Birds & Wildlife 2018 & 2017 Exhibit Catalogs; Strokes of Genius 8: Expressive Textures, The Best of Drawing, edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf; The Peace Project 2013-Peace, Love and Understanding; The Great American Paint In, Pandemic Artwork Stories blog, February 15, 2021; Doodlewash, Guest Artist, April 2019; Pencil Art Society, A Pas-Sing Glance, March 2016; Icarus Art Spring 2015 Newsletter.
Caryn is a contributing artist in the book Masterful Color: Vibrant Colored Pencil Paintings Layer by Layer by Arlene Steinberg.
Caryn is a Colored Pencil Society of America five-year merit 'CPX' Signature Member. Her work has been shown in solo gallery exhibits and she has participated in numerous juried shows and group exhibitions. Her award-winning work is in corporate and private collections throughout the United States and Canada.
Caryn has studied colored pencils with Arlene Steinberg, botanicals with Rose Pellicano and East Asian brush painting with In K Kim, Carolyn Clarke, Sungsook Setton, Sally Feng Fader and Gladys Stewart.
She has participated in colored pencil workshops with Jesse Lane, Erwin Lewandowski, Cynthia Knox, Barbara Dahlstedt, Dyanne Locati, Kristy Kutch, Jeffrey Smart Baisden, Tracy Frein, Morgan Kari, Pam Belcher, Robert Kogge, Gemma Gylling, Amy Lindenberger and Nancy Culmone; East Asian brush painting workshops with Gan Yu and Hui Sheng Li; bird sketching workshop with Liz Clayton Fuller and alcohol ink workshops with Jane Kizner and Lorraine Rimmelin.
Caryn currently resides with her husband on Long Island, NY.