South Carolina historic map
Shown: Map of present-day landmarks in South Carolina
Geologic period: Modern
The Upcountry project demonstrated some of the flexibility Karen emphasizes in her work: The Museum needed a map that would provide visitors with an idea of South Carolina's part yet overlay familiar landmarks like highways from the present.
Karen provided the museum with maps with a series of separate overlays highlighting the information they wanted to showcase.
Other samples of work for South Carolina Upcountry History Museum:
Upcountry History Museum
540 Buncombe Street
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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