Geologic period: Modern
For the work on the David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins, Karen and her studio benefited greatly from the input of Dr. Richard Potts and his scientific team, and from reference materials provided generously by artist John Gurche. They also relied on the patience of their human models, who helped recreate many of the scenes in the Hall.
Other samples of work for Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History:
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural 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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