Caron Penney studied Constructed Textiles at Middlesex University, graduating in 1993. She was a Master Weaver and Director of the West Dean Tapestry Studio from 1993 - 2013, when she opened her own Atelier in West Sussex (as featured in House & Garden magazine in November 2017).
She has made the work of many artists including Martin Creed and Gillian Ayres. Penney is also an artist and has exhibited both nationally and internationally and is a selected member of the Contemporary Applied Arts and the 62 Group of Textile Artists. Her artist led tapestries investigate politics, manhattan and look at the urban landscape. She has taught Tapestry Weaving at the Fashion and Textiles Museum, Morley College and many others from 2014.