Karen Merry, Fine Artist
"Florida Panther" Watercolor
Time Slipping Away
I am a fine artist. I began with Adult Education classes at the age of 50. I have developed my own brand of Watercolor and taught myself Pen and Ink. My award-winning work has been described as "extraordinarily brilliant watercolors and intricate pen and ink renderings." Often I tell people, "If it's not complicated, I'm not interested."
I am a member of the Redwood Art Association and have been since I moved to Humboldt County in 2004. I have also participated in North Coast Open Studios the first two weekends of June.
When I begin a painting I experience a sense of apprehension. As I paint, it is like solving a mystery. When the painting is completed I feel happy and satisfied. My art brings me focus, a peacefulness and joy in a way nothing else ever has.
"Petroglyphs" Pen and Ink, Best of Show, RAA, 2018
"Don't Fence Me In" Pen and Ink, RAA Award, 2008
"Desert at Daybreak" Pen and Ink, First Place, RAA, 2018.
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