Carol Coogan is a professional artist, illustrator, graphic designer and trained SoulCollage® Facilitator. Additionally, she writes and illustrates the “Backyard Naturalist,” as featured in the Times Union newspaper since 2006, and is the weekly Op-Ed artist for the Altamont Enterprise. She illustrates books and magazines, as well as for Crane & Co., maker of high quality stationery and paper products. Carol also gives presentations and facilitates workshops on keeping nature sketchbooks and creative journals for personal expression. Carol’s work has been displayed in many group and solo exhibitions in and around the Capital District.