Carolyn Jones was born and grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After receiving a BA degree in history from Colorado State University, She worked for ten years in museum exhibit development in Colorado and Idaho. With a lifetime of experience and interest in the arts as well as a love of dolls, Carolyn taught herself to make porcelain dolls. A perfectionist who strives for realism in every detail, she does not see her dolls as just dolls but as works of art.
Carolyn has shown and sold her dolls at doll and art shows throughout the United States. They have also been featured in several doll magazines. Carolyn’s first originally sculpted doll, made its debut in the summer of 1997. Today, in addition to one-of-a-kind and limited edition dolls for collectors, she specializes in sculpting original portrait dolls or busts for moms, grandmothers and others who want to honor a child or adult in a very special way.