CAROL BIERING HENDRIX, a Las Vegas, Nevada resident, was born and raised in Texas where she developed a deep interest in horses and art. After graduating from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor's degree in Education/Art, she began specializing in commissioned oil portraits of horses, other animals, florals and landscapes. She has been involved in various art activities since that time, and her work has been included in many private collections, galleries and shows throughout the Southwest. Carol has, also, become a distinguished photographer, as well. She utilizes her photographic skills for client advertisement purposes, commissioned photo portraits as well as an aid in developing her paintings and as an art form.