Karen Israel Karen Israel

"The line between my life and my art has become a distinction without a perceptible difference. My pastel paintings are representational in character but symbolism, abstraction, and pattern repetition are constantly in the frame whether I am looking at my daily life or a blank canvas."

Karen has demonstrated her painting techniques giving instruction for numerous organizations and her work has garnered numerous awards. In addition, Karen was chosen to jury the Art Guild of Middletown's Ninth Annual Member's Exhibit.

Karen has earned the following distinguished honors:

Master Circle Recipient, International Association of Pastel Society

Signature Member, Connecticut Pastel Society

Master Pastelist, Pastel Society of America

Artist Member, Salmagundi Club

Active Member, Audubon Artists

Active Member, Academic Artist Association

Active Member, The New Haven Paint and Clay Club

Associate Member, Allied Artists of America

Elected Member of the American Artist's Professional Leag

Visit Karen Israel 's Website: http://www.artbykarenisrael.com

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