Although primarily self taught, Karen has attended many workshops and tutorials, including courses at Pound Farm School of Painting & Drawing where she has achieved a full distinction for her HNC in Fine Art. She is now studying fine art BA (Hons) degree in sculpture at Wimbledon College of Art
Karen is experienced in giving critiques, workshops and demonstrations to art groups, schools and other organisations. She teaches drawing and painting with special interest in watercolours and mixed media.
Please see 'Events' for details.
For bookings please contact her on: firstname.lastname@example.org or 07909 963144
- Future Tuition:
- Watercolour classes & mixed media workshops
Karen is a well established artist tutoring art Groups and organisations and also running small painting classes in her studio. She was a practising Chartered Physiotherapist for 22 years, then turned to develop her artistic skills around 15 years ago. Although primarily self taught, she gained full distinction for an HNC in Fine Art and is studying BA(Hons)degree in Fine Art Sculpture at Wimbledon College of Art.
She is an active member of the Dorking Group of Artists, having been Exhibition Secretary 2000-4, Winter Programme co ordinator 2003-04 and Chairman 2004-2008.
Annually, Karen has had work accepted for exhibition at the Mall Galleries with The Society of Women Artists and at Westminster Central Hall with The Society of Botanical Artists and has sold at both. She also shows her work successfully at local club exhibitions and galleries in London and the South East. She also opens her garden studio to the public as part of the Surrey Artists Open Studio week. For the past few years, Karen has hosted and organised charity painting days, exhibitions and 'Art4Kids' workshops raising over £16,000 for children with special needs.
She lives and works in Dorking.
Dorking Group of Artists www.dga.org.uk
Denbies Wine Estate 5-7 Oct 2012
WOW Gallery, 78 South St, Dorking RH4 2HD
- Future Exhibitions:
- Art Events-mini course
- Dorking Group of Artists 'Painting in Public'
- Art Events - mini course View All
1997 The St.Cuthberts Paper Mill Award
1998 & 1999 Highly Commended Awards
2000 HC Award and Best Amateur Award
2001 Runner up in The Artist and Young Artist of the Year
2003 Silver Bacchus Award - Denbies, Sry
2005 Visitors Award - Denbies, Sry
Acrylic Inks, Acrylics, Canvas, Collage, Drawing, Mixed Media, Oil pastel, Oils, Pastels, Pencil/Charcoal, Watercolour, Watercolour Pencil
Animals, Buildings, Figure, Flowers And Gardens, Landscape, Life Drawing, Seascapes and Water, Skies, Still Life, Townscapes, Trees and Foliage, Waterways and Canals, Wild Flowers, Wildlife