Karen's paintings are of her life outdoors in Az. and Wyoming. Materials  for her paintings comes from time working on ranches, hunting camps and  working 11 years for the US Forest Service in Wyo. and Mont. as a  backcountry mounted law enforcement. Karen also paints plein air. Her  paintings are done with  a palette knife.  Karen has studied with Wm.  Scott Jennings, Skip Whitcomb, Joe Abbrascia  and Phil Starke.  Her  paintings are in the Gallery At Round Top, Round Top, Tx. and  60 West  Gallery, Wickenburg, Az. Recent shows are Cowgirl Up! (3 yrs.) and Bosque Art Classic(2yrs.)