Carol Newlin

President & Founder

Born in Toronto, Canada, Carol Newlin joined the work force at the age of 15.  Carol held various part-time jobs including working in a shoe shop, flower shop & as a waitress.  Carol attended McGill University in Montreal where she received her MSc (Applied.) Carol spent 7 years as a preschool teacher for hearing impaired children, as well as working in commercial real estate before founding Original Works – an art fundraising company –  in 1989.

An idea that was sparked by a colorful painting done by Carol & Ted’s daughter, has turned into a thriving art fundraising company that emphasizes the importance of building children’s self-esteem.  To read Carol’s full story click here.

Fun Facts:

Where is one place you’d love to visit?   Japan

What’s in your coffee?   A little cream, or better yet a latte!

I never leave home without my …  lipstick

Favorite Movie?   The Mighty, adapted from the novel, Freak the Mighty, it explores a building of trust & friendship.

Use one word to describe yourself …  Joyful