Originally from Philadelphia, PA, Carol Drobek
studied photography at Moore College of Art receiving her BFA in 1971.
She completed her graduate studies at the Visual Studies Workshop in
Rochester, NY and in 1975 received a grant in photography from the New
York State Council on the Arts that allowed her to move to San
Francisco. In the following year a grant from the National Endowment on
the Arts enabled her to outfit a darkroom and to continue the work that
has gone on to the present day. In 1986 Drobek entered still another
phase of her development as an artist by adapting her unique style to
the demands of the commercial art world and became a photo-illustrator.
Both as a fine artist and as a commercial artist she continues to
produce dynamic work for a broad audience. She has been a freelance photo illustrator since 1987.