2020 Karen Colville Canadian Contemporary Artist speaks on Canadian Artist Alex Colville's painting Main Street and the values of every day life, Video : https://youtu.be/1HF7qvRMcQE
2020 Prints for Karen Colville's Art is now available at reasonable pricing ART PAL.com https://www.artpal.com/info114 to see portfolio and purchase
Karen Colville is now on WES COVERKaren Colville is also a custom designer clothing creator with VIDA and Red Bubble for interior design,custom designer clothing and tech accessories, Karen Colville1 on Red Bubble,KarenColville1.redbubble.com to see and order her design work
Karen Colville Canadian Art Basel Miami 2019 Malaspina Galleries Image 2: Art Basel Zurich 2019 Karen Colville Art: Yoho National Park :https://aquilalightpictures.com/workszoom/3160474#/Karen Colville Designer Vancouver Fashion Week Summer 2020
Skills you can build in to something, for most of my life my skill is with brushes, paints canvas, needle and fabric. I plan to develop skill sets into other mediums of expression with research. Passion isn’t something that you can force, it comes from within, to become a skill set, to be of benefit.” Karen Colville Artist✍️🤸♂️ Canada.
NEWS: November,2019,Arts Magazine Published Article: Land Escape Art Review Magazine, UK
Karen Colville's,Vancouver Canada,a featured interview as a Visual Artist life story full interview from pages 153- pages 221.
Canadian Culture Arts: Blues Music International, Canadian International Blues Artist Steve Hill ,Quebec.
Karen Colville Canadian Visual Artist Independent, Singer SOCAN ASCAP, is pictured with Steve Hill outstanding Blues Artist, Juno and Maple Blues Awards Winner, Steve is from Trois-Rivières , Quebec. Quebec arts and culture, Canadian International Blues Artist Performer photo is at the,Anza Club, Vancouver, presented by Vancouver Blues Around Town.
www.stevehillmusic.com for more information on Steve Hill Musician
Steve Hill is nominated by Visual Artist Independent, Singer Song Writer Karen Colville, SOCAN,ASCAP for Performing Arts and Contribution to Canadian and International Culture Blues Music, the nomination stands for three years.
The Governor General's Performing Arts Awards are Canada's foremost distinction for excellence in the performing arts. The awards recognize a stellar array of artists and arts volunteers for their outstanding lifetime contributions to Canada's cultural life. The awards were created in 1992, under the patronage of then Governor General the Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn (1934-2002). These awards are administered by the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Foundation.
Karen Colville Vancouver Canada exhibits Yoho International Park representing Canada in Central Square Zurich.
Karen Colville Arts activities
Artist Karen Colville of Canada with Cassius Clay 1988 Artist Jean Michele Basquiat
Karen Colville of Aquila Light Pictures, Canadian International Artist
Karen Colville , Vancouver Canada,
of Aquila Light Pictures awarded,
LUX Global Hospitality Award ,International Artist Best Emerging Artist of 2019,
Aquila Light Pictures has been crowned:
Karen Colville of Aquila Light Pictures, Best Emerging Artist of 2019,on the LUX Global Hospitality
NEWS Karen Colville is Designing Wearable Art, Interior Design
Karen Colville1 Canada International is a Designer on Redbubble, Quality Designer Custom Interior Home Decor, Designer Custom Clothing, tech accessories.
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Announcement: We have moved,to Aquila light pictures aquilalightpictures.com
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Beautiful British Columbia Landscapes Karen Colville Visual Artist, Vocalist, Author
Swiss Art Box Zurich, Switzerland, Karen Colville participant,
Karen Colviille, Vancouver, Canada Vlog Siwss Art Expo
In the Plaskett Gallery @ Massey Theatre
Surfaces…Exploration & Experience
June 25th to July 31st, 2019
reception Saturday June 29th,2019 2pm-5 pm
In the Plaskett Gallery @ Massey Theatre
Surfaces…Exploration & Experience
June 25th to July 31st, 2019
reception Saturday June 29th,2019 2pm-5 pm
Karen Colville NEW MEDIA Finalist in the 2018 Sit Down & Shut Up Festival in Australia for my experimental short music video new media
EAST VAN SHOWCASE Actor Sean Hyes, Karen Colville Visual Artist ( experimental art films) Visual Artist, Musician, Rudolf Penner
Ocean Tranquility solo exhibit May ,2019-June 1st,2019 EWMA studio gallery, 800 east Hastings, Vancouver, BC,
Ocean Tranquility Karen Colville Solo exhibit EWMA studio gallery, 800 East Hastings & Hawkes Ave, Vancouver, BC May 2019
Community Art, Private Art Exhibits and interior design, Public Art, 2019
2019 Exhibit Dream Time
Group Show Entry April 2019 Lys Dor Art painting Watchful Eye.
Karen Colville with the Tetra Society, of Vancouver. BC, Canada.Tetra Society of North America is a not-for-profit organization that provides volunteer engineers across Canada and the US to design and construct custom assistive devices for people with disabilities. For more information website is tetrasociety.org
Karen Colville Visual Artist, Musician Composer with lap steel guitar, and adaptive table by the Tetra Society of Vancouver. The adaptive table keeps the instrument in place for stability making it easier to play as access to the instrument. Karen is at Trinity United Church testing the adaptive table.
Mind Control Matrix 4 D mind control grid surrounding earth. Mainstream,Social Media Companies, Mind Control, family safety from EMF frequencies and algorithims. Experimental arts short Title: Mind Control Matrix 1:11 by Karen Colville Artist
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Lysdor gallery Magazine exhibition March 2019 Dream Time art by Karen Colville
News Update :Karen Colville, has entered the digital age, accepting Etherium crypto currency as payment with her project Aquila Light Pictures, she is a featured Artist on
Karen Colville's photograph Smugglers Cove Published in the fall edition of Edify Fiction 2018,
Karen Colvilles song Love Again selected for the Miniature Film Festival Vancouver
Powerful Art for Social ChangePowerful Art for Social Change East Van end the drug deaths, is a poster in support of economic development.
Karen contributes her art, in support of programs in the DTES, economic development.
Any paintings that are SOLD on my website, I am willing to do a similar painting of please contact at firstname.lastname@example.org to specify a size and for pricing.
A Certificate from NASA for my educational work in Media Arts programs for Youth.
Space Travel education since 2012. 2018 Nasa Finalist For Space Travel To Mars
https://canadianassistedtravel.wordpress.com/event-donations/ Canada Assisted Travel Society Fundraiser India Dinner,Jazz trio, Silent Auction;
Where: All Saints Anglican Church
Place: 7405 Royal Oak Ave., Burnaby
Date: October 13th
Time: Open from 6:00pm to 10 pm Only Price: $20 per person go to the website for tickets
October 15th,2018- Feb 1,2019 selected works for sale at the Lost & Found Cafe, "a space that brings the world to Vancouver both through art, philanthropy and great food.”Lost + Found is a cafe and coffee bar located in Gastown/DTES on 33 West Hastings Street. Vancouver. Saturday, November 17th,2018, 3-5 pm Meet the Artist Karen Colville, Holiday Art Show.
November 15th,16th is also the East Side Culture Crawl, there will be a meet the Artist event tba. There are also art works at EWMA, 800 east Hastings, Vancouver.
BC Culture Days Presenter, Kickstart, Karen Colville Artist talk. September 30th.2018.
Karen Colville Starting November 6th,2018, prints of selected works will be sold at an affordable price, on Etsy,
Karen Colville now has affordable prints on artmajeur.com https://www.artmajeur.com/info-265
Karen Colville art selected works is with Le Galeriste, Designer Clothing Art Montreal Quebec, September 2018
October 2018, Presenter BC Culture Days,Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, Artist talk, Kick start Disability. Video to come.
Short Art Films Festival 2018 -2019
October 2018 Bump TV,arts channel, Toronto Changing Landscapes short experimental arts video by Karen Colville
Proud Spirit Matriarch selected for Festival International Du Film D Alhocema ! Cheers!!
Access La Nature Festival International Du Film D Alhocerna
Space Travel To Mars my Short film selected for the ROS Film Festival:) Cheers!
Northern Lights is a finalist entry in the Sit Down and shut up film fest Australia
Beautiful Sunset is nominated as a semi finalist for the Blast off Film festival Los Angeles and New York.
Nature is always in a state of perpetual change, elements, light conditions,as we move in a fast paced world, to balance the body, heart,mind and spirit.
Natural cycles of life and death as survival,climate change, erosion ever disasters with biodiversity,this is why I tend to recreate a moment in time, it's benefits are serenity and calming moments. This act of recreation as the medium of art is of even greater value to the modern world. Karen Colville
Love Again( music and mountain lifestyle) by Karen Colville short film montage has been selected for the Top Indie Film Awards,Congratulations, your music video "Love Again by Karen Colville" was nominated for Best Music Video"Top Indie Film awards Toronto.,
"I have received my laurel. I am crying a happy tear ..:)" Toronto. Congratulations Karen Colville, Mazas Ent. audio recording.
Karen Colville, supports ability arts and will be a Presenter Speaker Artist talk series at Kick Start Vancouver 10 x 5 Artist Speaker series to be announced end of September 2018
Karen Colville Artist instructs families on Eco Art and Plein Air painting,New West Culture Crawl, New West Arts Council. We had over 30 kids and parents show up to our event in Queens Park, New West, BC.
To View Karen's Visual Art Portfolio go to the Art Portfolio section by clicking on the link above Photo Art Gallery Portfolio
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Island Treasures is a photographic video montage of Protection Island, Gabriola and Nanaimo area exploring peaceful wisdom in nature.. Island Treasures is entered in the Vancouver Island Film Festival.
Access Able Nature is a video to encourage families to safely participate in nature, inclusive to people experiencing a dis/ability. Karen meets up with Power To Be and goes for a Kayak journey in North Van, BC. Credits given to Mazas ENT.recording,Canada Council in support of the recording We've Come A Long Way Access to Nature. Aquila Light Pictures.
Karen Colville Visual Artist, Ability Arts, Creator of Music, Film Video Shorts on subject that make a difference and benefit society making this world even better.
Changing Landscapes experimental art montage is now entered into LOOP Barcelona,CICA Museum
Gimpo, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (South Korea) submitted for exhibit.
Accès à Nature Canada est un art visuel, photo, multimédia vidéo montage courte musique expérimentale, créée en Colombie-Britannique, Canada par Karen Colville capacité Arts Accessible Karen Colville, auteur, chant, musique est la licence de radiodiffusion standard.Access to Nature Canada is a photo,visual art,video multi media montage short experimental music, created in BC, Canada by Karen Colville Ability Arts,Accessible Karen Colville, Author, Vocals, Music is standard broadcast license.
Special Thanks to the Canada Council and Mazas Ent. for their support.Merci à Canada Conseil et Mazas Ent.Accès à Nature Canada est un art visuel, photo, multimédia vidéo montage courte musique expérimentale, créée en Colombie-Britannique, Canada par Karen Colville capacité Arts Accessible Karen Colville, auteur, chant, musique est la licence de radiodiffusion standard.Access to Nature Canada is a photo,visual art,video multi media montage short experimental music, created in BC, Canada by Karen Colville Ability Arts,Accessible Karen Colville, Author, Vocals, Music is standard broadcast license.
Northern Lights Music Media Art
Artist Statement: Creating art is the act of creating life, this is an expression and a coping mechanism.Professional art is developing talent, skill set, ability, knowledge and getting the right people to support your work, when they connect to your visual values. Karen Colville
Love again recorded at Mazas Ent, Author Karen Colville, Vocals Karen Colville SOCAN ASCAP.
Karen Colville Access to Nature Canadian Short Northern Lights with Thanks to the Canada Council, Mazas Entertainment
Visual Art portrait of David Suzuki by Karen Colville Green Energy is being projected at the Vancouver Outsiders Festival
Nature is both peaceful when it is groomed and a safe environment, to be outdoors is a valuable experience, calming with connection, in healing recovery, it is a garden,a park, a retreat in the woods in a group or family, personal safety is of great importance, in life quality,security. Nature is also dangerous, life threatening,relentless the fight for survival,we know we have already been there,predators,some are extreme and harsh conditions.
The cycle of life and death is natures design use precautions.
Karen Colville on Access to Nature
Karen Colville Beautiful Sunset Soundtrack for independent Canadian Christian themed faith based film Portrait of Faith. More details to come.
Portrait of Faith is in preproduction with Mazas Ent. the Poster is entered in the CLIFF Canada international Christian Festival and Alternative Film Festival Toronto, more news to come.
Entered in Blast off LA for Best Sound track Beautiful Sunset, Portrait of Faith in preproduction Canadian Short film.
Stay Tuned for a new release to come out soon, samples of my most recent recorded Music is in the music section of this website.
Karen Colville Vocalist Singing in the newly built vocal booth Mazas Group with Maza sAudio Music Engineer on Proud Spirit Unification Project;Access to Nature. Thanks Merci Canada Council for The Arts.
Announcement: Karen Colville is getting into New Media Production to create experimental arts films, documentaries, video film shorts inspirational stories.
We've Come A Long Long Way,Access To Nature British Columbia by Karen Colville.
Karen Colville Canadian Designer, Visual Artist,experiences British Columbia for access to Communication, Travel and with access to Nature in art creation as inspirational media for her design and community arts, health the natural environment work in education. Music Credits We've Come a Long Long Way, Exel Music Company granted Standard Broadcast Rights, and Creative Commons Licence, Author Karen Colville recorded with the Mazas Group, Mazas.ca in support of a Summer kids Camp Fraser Valley,, BC. Access to Nature Project for disabled Canadians to experience Nature and travel with access, cultural expression, recreational and artistic goals of development. Music and Nature Arts, Multi media.Karen Colville Canadian Designer, Visual Artist,experiences British Columbia for access to Communication, Travel and with access to Nature in art creation as inspirational media for her design and community arts, health the natural environment work in education. Music Credits We've Come a Long Long Way, Exel Music Company granted Standard Broadcast Rights, and Creative Commons Licence, Author Karen Colville recorded with the Mazas Group, Mazas.ca in support of a Summer kids Camp Fraser Valley,, BC. Access to Nature Project for disabled Canadians to experience Nature and travel with access, cultural expression, recreational and artistic goals of development. Music and Nature Arts, Multi media.Karen Colville Canadian Designer, Visual Artist,experiences British Columbia for access to Communication,
Karen Colville Designer, introduces Granville Island Fashion Show presented by the Granville Island Business Association community http://gicommunity.ca
Space Travel to Mars in collaboration with NASA Sci Art, Project Mars
AbuDhabi Desert Design by Karen Colville and Super Natural BC
Karen Colville Visual Art Portfolio Video
News Karen Colville Designer, Visual Artist is now on VIDA.com Signature Collection.
Lynn Valley Collection Designer Karen Colville featured on shopvida.com
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Peace Garden Bridal Party Designer Collection
AbuDhabi Desert Collection by Karen Colville Vida
Cherry blossom cape by Karen Colville, Vancouver
Karen Colville Out Door Ability Arts;Natural Health and Natural Living, Humanities, Arts, inclusive society
Karen is coming out with a new arts music project Summer 2018 to be announced.
Outdoor Family Fun, Queens Park, New West Minster August 11th,2018 1-4 pm
Karen Colville on Eco Education and plant based art materials,
New West Minster.
Artist Journey Statement
I started this website as a healing page for those experiencing serious illness in physical recovery and for people to see and experience my visual art work and current projects with art shows. I have collectors and created affordable art as a means of support, I have supported many social causes in my time here. There is more information on my Art and the process in the Artist Statement section. For photos and portfolio go to the archives tab.
I have advocated as a voice for the seriously ill and for those with experiencing health challenges are labeled as disabled or living with a health condition. I strive to do better. I have been in development as an entrepreneur with many barriers. I continue to become better and move forward in the best direction possible, my own voice, my own way. Here is to an even more meaningful direction with having a positive impact on as many lives as possible.
Natural Health Choices in recovery:
Here is additional information from the United States of America.
"Individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma and other cancers, under strict caution, are implementing natural remedies to their recovery. Read more about it here - https://mesothelioma.net/herbs-plant-extracts-cancer-patients/."
March 20th,2018 The Big Picture Collective Art Project, Karen Colville's art work is featured in all social media Karen Colville my art work from my project access to nature, Thank you to the Canada Council for travel, is featured in social media of The Big Picture Art project with participants , in this project around the globe, of my visiting different areas of BC to sketch and paint outdoors to inspire people with health challenges and disabilities to participate in ability arts, my first segment of the paintings are completed building a new body of art work.
March 10th, 2018 awaiting to be announced Donut Hole Gallery, Tokyo, Japan art show: Next Art
Mount Hijiri Dream scape
Format Magazine entry: Title Winter Nights Sumac Ridge, BC by Karen Colville
起死回生 (kishi kaisei) Literally: Wake from death and return to life
Meaning: To come out of a desperate situation and make a complete return in one sudden burst.
Music and Healing
Karen is now creating music 432 herz for listeners to connect with nature, and natural mathematical patterns. A=432 scale. Here is an example from Infinite Waters.
Karen Colville recent exhibits
Karen Colville Visual Artist Designer Health Consult, Vancouver, Canada
Karen Colville exhibit participation Feb 1st,2018 Global Warming & Water Wars Vision of the future
Karen Colville at the Arctic exhibit Vancouver, with Cory Trempanier Canadian landscape Artist and Film Maker. for more info :http://www.trepanieroriginals.com/gallery_current.html
Please go to the Exhibits 2018 page to see up coming shows and past exhibits.
Go to Pictures tab to see art works for sale and portfolio of work.
2018 announcement Karen Colville joins the Mazas Entertainment company on her project Northern Lights that explores access to nature in British Columbia, Canada. More news to come
Karen Colville Artist @ Pancakes & Booze Vancouver, Feb 1st,2018 a sold out show
Digital art expression in the modern age my appreciation for Italian art
submitted to the Share festival in Torino Italy, May 2018 Ascencione ~ In flight by Karen Colville, Canada
NEW VIDEO highlighting works of 2017
Karen Colville Canadian International Wearable Art Design & Visual Art
Healing Through Imagery and Art appreciation
Karen Colville, based in Vancouver, Canada,has visited many cultures with spiritual experiences on this planet, she also enjoys access to nature as a healing modality, this inspires her to capture images to make healing connections. Her journey in 2018, shall consist of capturing more BC scenery Northern, Vancouver Island and Greater lower mainland, First nations territories and with experiences of access to the Super Natural.
Visual Art & Healing
Image can alter cellular mechanisms and the intelligence of the cells the same as experience,whether it is grieving, trauma, serious illness,Imagery can positively affect the mind-body art and learning with herbs and body awareness.There is a direct relationship between the image
and cellular function.Guiding individuals to access their Inner Wisdom, Higher Self, and Intuition for Insight and Direction with their own inner healing Karen successfully guides her clients toward their Health and Wellness Goals. She also creates paintings for people to heal,enjoy and relax with.
I'm all about nature, naturally healthy living with minimized environmental impact, eco, design, house decor & healthy mind free living. I like to work with new natural materials, rustic charm , sophisticated bohemian with aged neglected or overlooked items and turned them into something modern contemporary and beautiful. My paintings are universal and unique in style reflecting inner harmony and spiritual elements of living as positive and abundant life.
Karen a plant based natural health advocate since the age of 14,a life long passion for herbal remedies. Karen herself is a "nature doctor" with the forest itself having developed intuitive skills ,plant spirit communication and handcrafts her own herbal remedies and for others on special request. Her plant based visual art is a collection of her journey.She enjoys spending time in the Rain Forest.
Healing and holistic arts;Naturopathic Doctor suggest herbal remedies with other treatments, Karen's role is in natural hygienics support and in health coaching art self care therapy.
Individuals express their levels of well-being in different ways.Karen educates her healing clients to listen and understand their bodies as a way to prevent illness.
She suggests lawful prescribed cannabis as CBD in micro doses with other healing plant based remedies as lavender and sage for calm, aloe and arnica, for pain management and prevention.
Karen harvests healing remedies to prevent illness. Creative expression is regenerated by having access to nature and learning about herbs and natural living. Karen also custom blends essential oils in season.
Karen has earned medical certificates that specializes in the study of cannabis medicines, canna rep, herbal certificates, is a private health practitioner for self care healing modalities.
Karen herself is a miracle survivor and plant based entrepreneur consult with a life long passion and advocate for natural health,holistic and herbal lifestyles.
Karen Colville Art Archives, Present Exhibit Information, Portfolio ,Music Archives
TO DONATE OR PURCHASE, Karen's MUSIC GO TO MUSIC and press the PAYPAL Button to donate on PAYPAL all of proceeds are going to support Hyperberic Treatments and worthy causes she is associated with as registered non profits, all of your donations are truly valued.
Artist Statement 2017
Karen Colville Community Safety Health Based Approaches in healing arts to green living arts and culture.Karen Colville facilitates Art workshops and private one on one health coaching and healing with art with home and facility visits. Please contact for rates on a case per case basis.
Karen's dedication to healing arts with the disabled in advocacy ,deaf and disability arts, healing and art for seniors, Karen also teraches art to special needs children and Seniors in private and group settings.
Being all change flows through consciousness fundamentally happens on this infinitesimal and ethically spiritual level.
Karen Colville plant based eco style art, wearable fashion, compassionate ethical and slow fashion, natural health protection.Vancouver, Canada
Art Earth Natural Plant based botanical medicine,nutrition for self care, ecology
Go to PHOTOS click above on PHOTOS to see Visual Art., to see background and exhibits shows scroll down EXHIBIT schedule 2016 and past shows SCROLL DOWN THIS PAGE for Exhibits scroll down.
Surface Art Design, fiber and textiles, plant based art, contemporary art and natural living.Herbology natural health advocate.
Artist Statement : I enjoy exploring mediums and bringing a smile to clients whom truly appreciate the beauty and joy of
living expressed. :)Karen Colville
Testimonial from clients;
"Waking to the brilliance of your wonderful wall hanging equates to a sunburst of joy, energizing my soul!" Joanie B.
The Whiffing Well oxygen, Vancouver
group and solo exhibits in North America and on an international level Europe,South America, and UAE,,. Intrigued and captivated with the natural and super natural spiritual energies of the West Coast, simplicity in rural living, ecological and lush urban community gardens.
She returned to creating her visual art as a practice, energy balancing art, a quiet understated means of communicative expression, after a independent ten year career in the artistic and commercial music industry, desired empowerment and strength with more peace and quiet, her images are healing and calming explorations, a subtle plant based spirit consciousness and healing modality with a more grounded earth bound connection experience.
Connecting with family,friends and community ties with a compassionate heart, balanced mindset, became more of vast importance to her, she enjoyed brave experiences of local immersions of languages and world cultures, good, bad, beautiful and ugly, she devoted her time, energy and resources to support the healing of the seriously ill, with a better understanding of the real world, with humanities. Karen felt spiritually moved and motivated by her experiences and with an intentional value based, emerging renewable energy sector, global evolutionary exploration to be an active living community participant with the British Columbia, Landscape.Her strong sense of a Canadian identity with community, led her to do conscious community service partnerships exchanged with non -profits are value based with life affirming action.
Karen calls Vancouver her home, more than a place of retreat, healing while capturing her feelings with experiencing BC landscapes and visionary art as calming images, are worldly influenced multi and cross cultural paintings based on a unified theory practice and principle in having a living connection with the natural world, her most recent development into textiles as with her coastal influenced art,, displayed on an international basis with galleries private and public, has come full circle between emerging and established, her art travels in residence as an independent for over ten years, her artistic journey consisting of Europe, 2006-onward to the South Pacific South West, Caribbean and the Middle East, her vantage point of the real world and historic influences is a more of a plant based focus and direction, is sought with her present day work.
Living art also known to some as outsider art, community based arts, rather than the established typical 1% elite status quo investment around the concept of death, is a rebirth and renewal with a strong respect of human life and earthly values and a balance of masculine feminine energies, a living planet as a strategic investment with a future, a living legacy and with peaceful living, than yet just another commodity, her strong feminine connection to nature became a loud call of resistance with her artistic value based, revolutionary to evolutionary humanitarian approach.
Karen became involved in the Disability arts and culture movement in 2009 as self advocate artist of independence with her North and South Pacific coastal influenced paintings from her residency travels on exhibit in Toronto and since then directed her passion for the arts to giving and receiving, into fund raising for humanities, supporting with the sales of her art and volunteering on worthy community and important life affirming charitable causes with her art for every day people. .Karen is also an outdoor nature enthusiast and an up and coming Herbalist in botanical healing arts where she is inspired by plant based materials,she is a very recent member of the BC association of Herbalists. 2015 -2016 an exploration into earth friendly textiles with natural dyes as used in ancient cultures of story telling with a modern day approach,utilizing art mediums minimizing the impact on our Planet and Oceans. Proceeds of Karen's artworks today goes into funding her O2 Hyperberic neurological medical treatment to enable increased mobility and to restore balance and with contributing back toward causes making a positive community impact ,