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About Me

About

Born in 1972, I was exposed to the quiet world of the deep wood in my early and teen years.  I think that is why I am so drawn to contemplation of ordinary things.  It is in the ordinary that I find the extraordinary and explore that in my paintings.  I am currently interested in subject colliding with method and the formation of a balanced yet dynamic image on my canvas or panel.  I deal largely in realism, yet love finding abstraction within a recognizable image.  Edges, composition, color and value are the four areas I find I am juggling more often than not when painting and I love it when the whole shooting match comes together and my eye is kept active and interested always, with no areas left dead or unnecessary.   It is my sincere hope that your interest in my paintings will be held on a variety of levels when viewed both close and from a distance!
I live with my husband, 2 children and quite a few animals in Berks County, PA

Membership
Berks Art Alliance since 2014

Where you can see my Art
Art Plus Gallery in West Reading since 2013
The online artist’s network Daily Paintworks since 2013
My blog – www.karenweberartist.blogspot.com

Exhibitions and Awards

2012 – Frank Scott Memorial Art Show: Art of Jazz; Berks Arts Council, juror Dick Boak, March 1-28,
            2012

2014 – 2nd Place for “Brother Longhorn”,
            The Farm, Studio B in Boyertown, Juror Marilyn Fox, January 17, 2014

2014 -  March 14, 2014 Winner of the Axcess Mechanical Benefactor Award, directors Marilyn         
            Pounder and Le Ann Wolf
            July 11, 2014  Winner of the Axcess Mechanical Benefactor Award, directors Marilyn         
            Pounder and Le Ann Wolf

2015 – Group Exhibition – Figurative work of Art Plus Gallery Artists at the West Reading
            Tavern

Mary Burke, Crystal Domino and Karen Weber: 3 woman show at “Say Cheese”, West
            Reading , PA

            2015 Berks Art Alliance Membership Exhibition at the Yocum Institute

Education:
BFA, Beaver College (Now Arcadia University), PA, 1993
Trimester Study Abroad – Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 1992

K-12 PA Art education Certification – Kutztown University, PA, 2009

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