Not just a pretty painting

Rediscovering Joy14”x11”, acrylic on canvasSOLD*©2019 Karen Phillips Rediscovering Joy is not just a pretty picture; it represents a breakthrough that I’ve been seeking to understand color and value. As some of you may know, I’ve been working to develop a series...

Notes from the studio…Ancestors Project

Ancestors Project – She Saw Hope30”x48”Mixed media on canvas $1500© Karen Phillips I am currently working on a new series that explores the hopes and dreams my ancestors had as children. What did my great great grandmother want to be when she grew up and how...

Making bad art to get better

Did you hear? Spring is coming. 14”x11”, acrylic on canvas board $310 © 2019 Karen Phillips At the beginning of this year, I decided to take a new direction with my art by learning how to paint better. When I started a new series of large paintings, I had this sense...

My first workshop at Wildacres

What an experience! I so enjoyed teaching my very first workshop, Intuitive Abstracts. How did this happen? A friend, who is a fabulous artist and teacher, Micah Goguen, offered me the chance to teach this workshop as part of his Art and Yoga Therapy Retreat. The...