Karen Brown Has New Works Exhibit At Shuptrine's In March And April

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Shuptrine's will feature an exhibit featuring new works by award winning artist Karen K. Brown during March and April.

“Creating art for me is a form of meditation," said Ms. Brown.  "When a landscape painting is going well, It is not so much about the end image for me; it is about being with the painting, inside the painting space. I often get lost in my work, losing a sense of time and specific place. While painting nature: the large open skies, the warm encroaching mountains or the impending storm, I sense calmness, and the action becomes a prayer of gratitude for life. I share with the viewer my passion for the ever changing landscape, inspired by the beautiful misty mountains that surround us and create peace."

There will be an open house March 5-7 with Ms. Brown, as well as showcasing new works by glass artist Kerrick Johnson and oils by Robert Calcagno.  

Visit www.shuptrines.com to view examples of their works. The gallery is at 2646 Broad St. 


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