Carole Millar was born in 1952 in London, Ontario but grew up in a military family that moved frequently to new homes in Canada, the United States and Europe.

She holds a B.A. from the University of Winnipeg and has been painting for more than 30 years. Her medium is oils on canvas and her work is non-representaional. Her work evokes a story and the viewer participates by creating the narrative.

She lives with her husband Glenn and their cat Sophie in Sechelt, B.C. on Canada's wild west coast.