Carly Quinn graduated from The Art Center Design College in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Illustration and Fine Arts, and a minor in Graphic Design. She began working in tile in 2005 under a local Tucson Artist while in college.

After graduating, Carly held a number of positions in the print & digital media industry. Her professional background includes Illustration, Graphic Design & Website design. In 2008 she was scouted out by a tile company in Tucson, Arizona specializing in the mass production of hand glazed tiles. She designed specialty tile lines for the company for 3 years while maintaining her own tile business on the side.

In 2011, Carly turned her side project into a full time career and started making her own hand glazed tile murals full time in her studio & gallery space in downtown Tucson.

She now works with some of the top designers in Southern Arizona creating one of a kind and limited edition specialty tile lines, custom counter tops, back splashes and other various tiles for installation commercial & residential installation. Her tiles can be found in numerous galleries and businesses throughout the Southwest, New Mexico, Colorado and California.

 

Education

  • Savannah College of Art & Design – Emphasis on Illustration & Art History
  • Southwest University of Visual Arts – Graduated 2007 with a B of Arts in Illustration & Fine Arts & Graphic Design minor.

company history

History of Carly Quinn Designs