Biography

An image showing me sat in my studio with Maximus.
Karen in her studio

Karen studied Fine Art (BA Hons) at Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham City University and Life Drawing at The Slade School of Art, University College London. As a student her work was selected for the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists New Horizons exhibition and since then she has exhibited locally and in London, Stroud, Bristol and Pembrokeshire. Her work Crows with Yellow Square took the Unison Non Member Award at The 119th Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries London.

 

 

Awards

 2018             Pastel Society Unison Non Member award for “Crows with Yellow Square”

2016            King John Portrait Competition (Awarded Third Prize) Worcester Cathedral

2015            Worcester Guild Hall Award  Quail Eggs in Ceramic Bowl screen print.

Selected Exhibitions

September 2018            Chapel House Gallery Bromyard “Printmakers at The Chapel.”

August 2018                    Worcester Open Studios

April 2018                          Elmslie House, Malvern, Worcestershire. A Fresh Start.            

March 2018                      Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Open All Media Exhibition

January 2018                   Pastel Society, Mall Galleries, London

August 2017                     Worcester Open Studios

September 2016            Represented by Bevere Gallery, Bevere Lane, Worcester.

August 2016                     King John Portrait (Awarded Third Prize) Worcester Cathedral

August 2016                     Stonehenge Fringe Arts Bath

June 2016                           Broadway Open Little Buckland Gallery, Worcestershire.

January 2015                    Pastel Society Mall Galleries, London.

June 2014                          Inside Out Worcester Museum & Art Gallery, Worcester

April 2009                        Medcalf Exhibitions.  Exmouth Market, London.

December 2008            Salon 08 VINEspace, 25a Vyner Street, London.

October 2008                 Graduate Show, The Stroud House Gallery,  Gloucestershire.

June 2008                        Fine Art Degrees Show, BCU Margaret Street, Birmingham.

April 2008            Wunderkammer MA curatored show. Margaret Street, Birmingham.

Feb/March 2007             New Horizons Royal Birmingham Society of Artists.