Carol Aldridge’s artwork, “Loading Up,” is the winner of this year’s Daffodil Festival print contest.
Aldridge was born in England, but moved to the United States at an early age. She has also lived in Australia and Germany. She has retired from a position with the federal government and now lives in Gloucester. Aldridge began drawing and painting in grade school, and received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business management with a minor in art.
Aldridge specializes in acrylic paintings of waterfowl, wildlife and workboats. Her husband is a waterman and duck hunter, which has influenced her choice of subject. She has served as the president of the Gloucester Art League and her paintings hung in the Village Art Gallery when it was open.
Artwork by Aldridge has been displayed in many local art shows and is even auctioned at the Gloucester Ducks Unlimited Banquet every year. She participates in the federal and state Duck Stamp contests yearly and has also entered paint...
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