Carol Phalen Swiggett has been interested and involved in art since early childhood.  She has designed and completed many works in crewl embroidery including a complete set of bed hangings, several document boxes and draperies as well as designs for hooked rugs.  While living in New York she was involved in a partnership with nine friends who owned a gallery in Cold Spring Harbor, L. I., selling arts and crafts.

Carol is an artist and printmaker who works mainly in watercolor, pen and ink, and acrylic.  Her work has appeared in Watercolor Magazine, The New York Times, The Garden Club of America Bulletin, The Nature Conservancy, and "Painting with Watercolors", by Jacqueline Penney.  Her work has been shown in New York at C.W. Post College, The Cold Spring Harbor Library, and Molloy College. in Boston, Mass. at The Yamawaki Gallery, and at The Tubac Center of the Arts in Arizona where she was awarded First Prize by well-known artist Harley Brown in a juried show.  In 2013 she received the Award of Excellence. Her work has also been  represented by Rogoway Turquoise Tortoise Gallery, #8 Otero Gallery, and currently at TAG in Tubac, Arizona.