Caryn Bopp (b. 1977 United States) is a painter and printmaker interested in the colors, lines, and textures of the natural world, and how these affect our collective mental state. Bopp graduated with a M.F.A. in Painting from Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia in 2018, and her B.F.A. in Sculpture from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston in 1999. She has received numerous scholarships and awards, including The Laseter Drawing and Paintings Scholarship from Penland School of Crafts, and The Power of Art award from the Lab School in Washington DC, funded by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, as well as several grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts for professional development. She has shown her work in Arizona, Massachusetts, South Dakota, Michigan, Connecticut, and Georgia.
Bopp honed her artistic style after moving from Massachusetts to Arizona 25 years ago. Her work became less representational and started using the colors and subjects of the Southwest. She uses everything from traditional oil and watercolor paints to collage, wood, and found items in her work. She currently lives on a 40 acre off grid piece of land in the desert. She enjoys all aspects of this, from building her house, to growing plants, to learning about solar power, to giving her three big dogs the best life possible. She has a small art studio there and her art is constantly inspired by the vast desert landscapes.