I have been facilitating peoples' growth and empowerment for over a decade using an array of inner processes and outer communication tools. In my 30 years as a practicing artist doing watercolor, photography and drawing, I have learned much about keeping myself inspired, productive and in the creative flow. I also know about procrastination, vicious inner criticism, rejection by the marketplace and the ups and downs of a creative live.
I have exhibited locally, regionally and even internationally. I started my own home-based gallery, the Inner Vision Studio, where I sell my fine art and a line of home goods and wearable art products. (Link) I have an online gallery and sell at regional crafts events.
I also enjoy singing, songwriting and playing guitar as well as writing poetry and personal essays.
As a "cultural creative" I have developed and catalyzed a number of community projects, including a local Time Bank , an artists' rental loft space, and several environmental projects.
I am a dedicated ally, I have excellent listening skills and I have years of personal experience getting to the other side of creative distress. I love to be an instrument of empowerment, inspiration, self-awareness and self-compassion.
“Karen has an ease that makes it easy to share problems with her, and empathizes in a way that always makes me feel cared about. She’s bright, brilliant and profound with an innovative freshness that is totally unique. “
“My session with you was among the few most breakthrough, spot on and cathartic.“
“Karen is an awesome listener… with deep empathic skills“