I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
(PRWEB) July 20, 2011
Karen J Lee, columnist and designer/artist, has launched a creative column, combining an inviting approach to intertwine lifestyles with a palette of features for the cottage and home. The how to articles introduce classic timeless decor, with simple colors and textures - ideas that are both motivating and inspiring. Karen notes, “An aspect of the features focuses on new releases for fabrics, wallpapers, tiles, paint colors, to coordinate with the arts. For example, Martha Stewart’s newest paint colors are included as a complimentary feature to coordinate with the arts in a room setting."
Karen has received recognition as a writer through awards from National Press Women and Wisconsin Press Women, and for her signature style as an artist. Recently her work was accepted for a Richeson Gallery National Juried show, and she has previously received art award recognitions. http://www.karenleeartgallery.com.
The Richeson Gallery 75 International show is juried by world famous artists. “We are pleased to have Karen’s signature style of artwork with fresh Impressionism, and a blend of contemporary, as a feature in this show. Her Collections of coastal, floral, golf, and water views, are inviting and represent a keen approach to color,“ commented Rachael Kramer, Director of the Richeson School of Art & Gallery, a leading supplier of high quality art materials.
Combining writing and the arts has lead Karen to a published portfolio on the arts, and as a feature writer for a travel column that includes 5 star Resorts, and special destinations. She is published nationally at Examiner.com, and has written features for TravelWriters.com and Hello Metro. She is a graduate of University of WI - Green Bay, with studies in journalism and the arts, and has participated in art courses by leading educational instructors of the arts.
She serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Visual Arts, WI, and is an avid contributor to several Hospitals. She serves on Hospital Development Committees for planning fund raising events. In addition to being involved in the Boards/Committees, Karen provides art contributions for fundraisers to several Hospitals for medical equipment, and for support services for the vulnerable in communities.