Sea Monsters Unearthed! Ancient and Modern Environments by Karen Carr

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Geologic period: Cretaceous

Sea Monsters Unearthed! Ancient and Modern Environments

The animals of the ancient and modern South Atlantic are at once both striking different and strangely familiar. The Sea Monsters Unearthed! exhibit reveals how the super-rich fisheries created by cold water upwellings have attracted animals to similar environmental niches -- but separated by more than 70 million years!

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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:

  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Guild of Natural Science Illustrators at the College of William & Mary and at Montana State University
  • New Mexico Highlands University
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of North Texas
  • Dallas Paleontological Society

 

About Karen

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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