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Karen Watson

Pastel Painting & Workshops

Contemporary abstract and representational works created with a variety of soft pastel on toned sand paper. With loose and playful application of pastel strokes and pigment, Karen's paintings reflect her energetic process and her strong sense of color and composition.

In addition to gallery representation, Karen enjoys teaching workshops and participating in fine art shows around the country.


The Columbia River Gorge

provides Karen with boundless inspiration for 

color and landscape art.

Karen's award winning work has been featured in many publications including:


The Pastel Journal     |     Style Magazine     |     The Oregonian     |     Kite Boarder Magazine

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