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​Born in London in 1978, Karen attended Hampstead Fine Arts College before going on to a career in the City.  Since returning to art in 2020 she has been awarded the President's Prize by the Institute of East Anglian Artists, the Professional Artist Award by the Visual Artists Association and the Art Fluent Evolution Grant.

She was a finalist in the Theo Paphitis Art Prize, the Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize and the Women United Art Prize, as well as being shortlisted for the New Emergence Art Prize.

Karen exhibited at The Other Art Fair London in 2023 and 2022, where in 2022 she was selected as the Fair Director's Pick.  In 2022 she was invited to participate in one of Art on a Postcard's celebrated auctions, and more recently Karen was invited by fashion and fine art photographers Inez and Vinoodh to join Double Dutch.  An online charity gifting platform, her work features alongside the likes of Cindy Sherman, Gary Hume, Es Devlin and Lady Gaga.

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- Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, out in June

- Art Plugged, February

- Create Magazine, Issue 34


- Arts to Hearts Magazine, Issue 1

- Women United Magazine, Autumn

- Modern Renaissance Magazine, September

- Women United Art Podcast, July

- The Huts Magazine, Issue 5

- The Ministry of Arts Podcast

- Absolutely Magazine, March

- Places & Faces Magazine, March

- London x London, February

- Create Magazine, Five Year Anniverary Issue

- Norfolk Magazine, January

- Folk Features, January


- All She Makes Magazine, Fall

- Art Seen, Autumn / Winter


- Portraits for NHS Heroes, Bloomsbury Publishing

- The Artful Podcast



- VAA Professional Artist Award, Winner

- Women United Art Prize, Finalist

- Theo Paphitis Art Prize, Finalist

- International FiKVA Award, Longlisted

- Visual Art Open, Longlisted

- Art Fluent Evolution Grant, Winner

- The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize, Shortlisted

- The New Emergence Art Prize, Shortlisted

- The VAA International Exhibition and Scholarship Prize,   Shortlisted


- Women United Art Prize, Shortlisted, Special Mention

- The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize, Finalist

- The Institute of East Anglian Artists President's Prize, Winner

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