Carol is a contemporary textile artist who specialists in machine embroidery.
She creates unique, one off textiles by stitching directly onto painter’s canvas using a variety of rayon, cotton, woolen and metallic threads.
Her stitched textiles range from small intimate pieces to large scale hangings.
Carol’s work has been represented in many group and solo exhibitions and she teaches and exhibits in the UK and abroad.
Carol Naylor trained at Goldsmiths School of Art where she gained a BA and Postgraduate Diploma in Textile Art, specializing in embroidery.
She also holds the final Diploma from the Institute of Linguists in Spanish.
After a successful career in teaching and lecturing she has been free lance since 1997, developing her own approach to machine embroidery.
She is a Fellow of the Society of Designer Craftsmen, and was chairman from 2006 - 2010 as well as co-curator for the annual Winter Exhibition at London's Mall galleries from 1999 - 2011.