Carol Prud’homme Davis was born in Texas and moved to NYC in 1980, after graduating from Texas Christian University to pursue a career in dance. In 1994 she received a master's degree in administration and Supervision in the Visual Arts from Bank Street and Parsons School of Design.
She danced professionally, and was Artistic Director of “us” Productions, where she choregraphed and produced dance/theatre pieces with her company, ages 4 to 65. She served as the Visual Artist in residence with the Sandra Cameron Ballroom Studios and is the Visual Artist in residence the Peridance Dance Center in 2010 and 2022. Her artwork was shown in the first American Contemporary Dance Museum exhibition and is now in the permanent collection of the museum.
She has drawn live and now via zoom, dance classes, rehearsals, and performances for over 150 professional dance teachers, performers and companies spanning over a variety of techniques.
She can also be seen on the street and subway drawing her fellow human beings.
Her exhibitions include: The Infinity Dance Theatre, The East Texas Fair, Anna Sokolow Dance Theatre Ensemble and Francesca Todesco web gallery, Goddard Riverside "Wham" Festival. Her work was featured in the “We Are All Bowery” Lower Manhattan Cultural Council project and the which was displayed in the Cooper Union windows in NYC. "Homeless Street Artists and Resident Bowery Artists projection exhibition in 2020 at the 6th Street and Avenue B, Alison Cook Beatty Dance exhibition: from Concept to Production....in the Raw, LES Resident Artists and Homeless Street Artists exhibition at the Elizabeth Street Garden and Cross Pollination produced by Putnam Dance Project. Her piece “My Reaction My Reflection” is featured in the art video: “PAUSE” which was Awarded the Tagore International Film Festival (India) - Winner Experimental Film Critic’s Choice Award La Paz International Film Festival (Bolivia) - Winner Best Experimental Short Film New Orleans Second Line FF - Winner Best Dance Film.
She is now illustrating a book for Jeanne Donough based on Jazz dance pioneer Lynn Simonson. Carol illustrated the "Helmet" children's puppet production and illustrated the book cover of "A Dancer Writes Haiku" by Marie Paquet-Nesson. She has received a Highlights scholarship in book illustration.
Carol is artist in residence with Saraika and the American Dance Museum.