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Karen is a New England native, who earned her BA in Art History with a Studio Art minor from Regis College in Weston, MA in 2001. She’s spent over a decade working at one of Boston’s largest art museums, and now resides in north central Mass. As an artist, Karen has a loose modern impressionist style, with an emphasis on the interplay of light and object. She has shown at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and Boston City Hall, and has been featured by Serena Kovalosky on the "Artful Vagabond" (http://www.artfulvagabond.com/disney-world-fenway-park-and-art-day-276/) . Prints of her paintings can be found on FineArtAmerica.com.

Why do I paint?

From a young age, I was taught to see the beauty of the land. My mother is an artist, and my father is a landscape designer. When I look at a scene, I see its composition- what the…

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  • Joined September 9, 2011

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Water based oils, acrylics, angled brushes, palette knives

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About

Karen is a New England native, who earned her BA in Art History with a Studio Art minor from Regis College in Weston, MA in 2001. She’s spent over a decade working at one of Boston’s largest art museums, and now resides in north central Mass. As an artist, Karen has a loose modern impressionist style, with an emphasis on the interplay of light and object. She has shown at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and Boston City Hall, and has been featured by Serena Kovalosky on the "Artful Vagabond" (http://www.artfulvagabond.com/disney-world-fenway-park-and-art-day-276/) . Prints of her paintings can be found on FineArtAmerica.com.

Why do I paint?

From a young age, I was taught to see the beauty of the land. My mother is an artist, and my father is a landscape designer. When I look at a scene, I see its composition- what the individual elements are, and how it would translate on canvas. I love the challenge of taking that scene and adding another dimension to it through paint. One of my greatest joys is knowing that one of the scenes I've chosen resonates as much with someone else as it did with me.

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