Bachelor of Arts - University of Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin

Masters of Arts - University of Colorado - Colorado Springs, Colorado


Most recently Karen has studied with artists Jill Carver, Peggy Kroll Roberts, Martha Mans, Chuck Mardosz, Tim Deibler, and David Shevlino. 



Professional Affiliations


Oil Painters of America

American Impressionist Society

American Women Artists

Plein Air Artists of Colorado 

Outdoor Oil Painter Society

Colorado Springs Figure Drawing Group

"En Plein Air" Painters

Garden Artists

Women Artists & their Art