About the artist:
Karena moved to the Northern Rivers NSW after a previous career in independent filmmaking and graphic art and has been an exhibiting artist since 1980.
Over this period she has exhibited in 20 solo, and more than a hundred combined and group showings and won many awards across all media.
She quickly gained a reputation for outstanding treatment of watercolour when depicting such subjects as rainforests, heath land and rural scenes.
Her work spans a wide variety of subjects from landscape, portraiture, natural history and figures.
Her book ' Byron Portfolio' has been purchased by thousands of visitors and her prints and paintings adorn walls locally and overseas.
Karena specialised in watercolour for a number of years and is considered a major artist in this field . Her watercolour course ‘Secrets of the Professionals’ was serialised in Australian Artist magazine in 2005.
Her work has been reproduced in books, magazines, calendars and cards and prints. To purchase collections of her images in hard, soft cover or E-Book go to : www.blurb.com
To see more of her work go to her Fine Art site.
Karena gives private tuition in all mediums in one-to-one classes or as regular group workshops in her studio in Bangalow.