Powell, WY and Cody, WY
Karen has lived in the Cody, Wyo. area for 30 years working on ranches, hunting camps and for the U. S. Forest Service as a back country mounted ranger in law enforcement. Karen’s art career started in 2003 and credits Mike Poulsen of Cody for getting her to do something with her art. Karen paints with oils and pastels. A few years ago she decided to try painting with a palette knife and liked it so well has been painting with it ever since. Karen has studied with William Scott Jennings, Skip Whitcomb, Phil Starke and the late Joe Abbrescia. She is a member of The Women Artist of The West, The Oil Painters of America and The American Plains Artist.