Carolyn Ferris began her art career in the 80’s. she created paintings with Timothy Leary, and was also the art director and illustrator for his book: Chaos and Cyberculture.
She started her design career when asked to make a poster for a Prodigy show at the Warfield.
Since then, she has designed for venues and bands such as the Fillmore, Widespread Panic, Maritime Hall, Santana, 23andMe, IBM, among others.
For the last 14 years, she often creates posters for Moonalice, and Roger McNamee from the Bay Area.
She moved to Missouri to work as an art partner with Wes Wilson, 1937-2020: known as the father of psychedelic poster art and the first Fillmore artist. They created over 40 works together.
In September, 2018, Carolyn returned to Fairfax, CA and opened Carolyn Ferris Art Studio in downtown Fairfax. By day the space functioned as her design studio and gallery, while at night she had some of the best Bay Area artists teaching courses. Thru the year there were weekly model nights, for community drawing.
She since bought a house and studio in Chico, CA.
- San Francisco Chronicle https://www.sfgate.com/art/article/Rock-poster-artist-Carolyn-Ferris-on-a-roll-with-5328935.php#photo-6033206