Shown: US Civil War map, Penisula Campaign, painted for the National Museum of American History's Price of Freedom Exhibit.
Geologic period: Modern
The Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War was one of the most storied conflicts in that horrible war. It featured the meeting of the ironclads Monitor and Merrimack in the nearby Chesapeake Bay, an ambitious Union advance up the peninsula between the York and James rivers in Virginia, and repeated battles between the Union Army of General George McClellan and those of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston.
Other samples of work for Smithsonian National Museum of American History:
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In addition to the time she spends painting, Karen finds time now and again to serve as a guest speaker, lecturer and instructor to museum groups, professional organizations, schools and universities. She has also presented master classes in art and digital painting at universities in the U.S.
Karen has delivered recent presentations for these institutions and groups:
Originally trained in the classical techniques of illustration and painting, Karen frequently speaks on the transition to a digital world, and on the challenges and benefits this transition poses for artists, clients and viewers. She conducts professional seminars on painting, illustration and digital image creation, and also offers specific programs tailored to the needs of professional groups or classroom instructors.
To contact Karen about a speaking engagement, just drop her a note or call her studio.
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