Living and working as an artist for several years in New York City’s East Village was a formative time in my life, lending influences from around the world, and bringing me to the heart of who I am as an artist.

The physicality of the painting process becomes meditative; preparing the surface, finding a way through the vigorous layering, and then working it into a thoughtful moment to be discovered through the viewer's introspection. 

Over the years, clients have found my work through galleries, industry events, Dwell Magazine, Architectural Digest, and other fine industry publications. Notable projects include the juried MADE section in the Architectural Digest Home Design Show, a panoramic custom painting for Blesso Properties in NYC which was featured in the NY Times, a commission for Dwell Magazine's Harlem House in NYC, and small works included in a bedroom makeover by Thom Filicia for InStyle Magazine. 

I love that my work is said to be calming yet energizing, and that clients say it helps them find a sense of peace within themselves.

~ Karen

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