Wilmington, NC • http://carlarokes.com/home.html
A native of the Carolinas, Carla is Department Chair and Associate Professor of Art at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, where she has been teaching studio art since 2003. Her areas of concentration are Drawing and Design. Her current work involves figurative abstraction and explores a hybrid-drawing process combining digital and traditional techniques. Rokes has exhibited nationally and internationally. She received her B.F.A. in Drawing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (1993) and her M.F.A. in Painting from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York (2003).