After studying various mediums she entered her firstart show and won First Place in Oils. A new career was born! She also studied Advertising Art and Design at SUNY and began doing pen & ink renderings for realestate ads, magazine illustrations and pet portraits.
Karen has had one-woman shows, exhibits in galleries, museums, outdoor shows and online venues. Shehas won awards in watercolors, oils, pastels and photography andherworkis in collections worldwide.
Memberships include The Delray Art League and The Artist’s Guild of the Boca Raton Museum of Art(Signature Member and past Executive BOD).
Although most of her work is realistic she enjoysadding a bit of humor (realism with a twist). Animals are her favorite subject, and her hope is that people who see her work will be inspired to treat them all with kindness and dignity.