Caroline Sumpter grew up in Issaquah, Washington and currently lives in Arlington, Washington. She has been working with metal creating sculptures and jewelry for over twenty years. She received her Art degree from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington and has participated in jewelry and metalsmithing programs offered at Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle, Washington. She launched her design and fabrication business in 1995 creating site specific art and objects for interior and exterior spaces.
Inspired by the natural world, plants and animals, her two and three dimensional work explores ideas of beauty and harmony, transition and change. She specializes in forged and fabricated steel. She has permanent installations of work at various locations around the Seattle area including the Washington Park Arboretum visitors center, Elliot’s Oyster House in Seattle, and the city of Arlington, Washington.