Born in Winfield, Illinois, Carolyn Grace attended private school, then graduated from South High School in Downers Grove, Illinois. She graduated with honors from Benedictine University in 2014 and received a scholarship to study art at the Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute of Art in Florence, Italy.

Miss Grace was awarded a scholarship to study art at the San Francisco Art Institute for post-bacc studies. She currently lives in Lynchburg, Virginia, where she attends Liberty University to pursue her MFA in sculpture.

Miss Grace received a scholarship to study steel sculpture at The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland, Vermont with Danya Landis in Summer 2017.

Miss Grace has modeled for three books:  The Preacher’s Daughters, For Such A Time As This and Julianna’s Secret.