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.
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.
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.