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Plant based living, healing, learning self preservation; Living in a society so dedicated to economic growth can lead us to feeling pretty lonely and isolated,divided and separated with competition for more technology, than community learning and cooperation, on cell phones and social media, for approval by artificial intelligence, plant based wisdom is connecting with living, reconnecting with community and plants offer vitality, a life force, a natural respect and connection to each other as whole beings. We want to come together to see the light of mother earth and father sky unite together with the spark of natural divinity, a sparkle in each others eyes ,as we feel moved by plant energy and spirit to re-connect to the communication of the plant spirit world and earth gaia's respected bounty. Plant based arts and direction is vibrant with the teachers the respected plants themselves and their guides to extended legacy.
" I keep asking myself, why do I continue to create and sell living art? There are many good reasons, creating gives restores balance, creating art in my life experience, is one of the most uncorrupt acts of living a
life, a platform for natural connection and a deeper
understanding of unnatural artificial intelligence
worlds, creating and recreating insight,beauty, overcoming unbelievable challenges and healing experiences in a controlled distorted dimension, a better understanding of diversity and societal issues,a fragmented society as some form of social inclusion with acceptance. Plant spirit energies are my guides." Karen Colville,Canada.
Karen Colville is a natural health advocate, a young wise woman healer in support , education ,research and development,fair pricing with access for naturopathic medicine and herbology on a life-long healing journey that includes access to affordable nutritional healthy organic foods, essential oils, natural exercise , natural health products, whole plants, clothing, food security and heirloom seeds. she found many people are intentionally under served and lack the resources, economic support, education with community support to live a highly functioning ,healthy as biological
natural lifestyle, this paradigm is under a major shift, understanding, awareness, energy, consciousness living in a controlled toxic planet, please be aware of green washing from elites global agendas competing for control of all energy, resources, population control is not good for humanity and planet, karen is driven to independence and community plant based living, with researched and life experience wisdom that our indigenous peoples of Canada are turning us back to their traditional uses of herbal and plant based medicines in healing circles, to heal their tribes and families and we may learn a lot with them in cooperation.Medical-Psychological and Social Support for People with Special Needs, ecumenical studies , natural remedy researching and networking,social,spiritual and natural whole plant based medicines with self advocacy and self care with a community based approach to treatment. Art heals Hearts, plant based spirit.
Karen is an empowered survivor,healing with art as a survival mechanism from aggravated assault, emotional abuse to plant based economic empowerment, exclusion to inclusion for disabled discrimination, highly functioning living and healing with a neurological condition, and doing something about it, TBI, post concussion, with zero tolerance for racism and gender violence.Karen is highly functioning visual and vocal in her arts,painting,poetry, holistic plant based songwriting and story telling.
Natural plant based clothing is also of great importance to allow your skin to breathe.Karen is a Natural Health Advocate and private consult, for over 10 years, evolving with transition to a healthier and inclusive way of living. Adviser on the areas of Nutrition on a budget,natural product research and development, natural health protection and privacy, Karen is also an educator on CBD research and products and Herbology. Karen is working on getting accredited and has created a network of Natural Health ,Naturopathy and Herbalists with Wise Women and Shamanic Healers world wide, Aboriginal Native plant health care, her primary focus is in British Columbia and Ontario,Canada.
Multidimensional INvisible Arts :Karen's themes in her art relate to the Supernatural,water restoration, whale and dolphin preservation,first nations justice,upcycled works, restoration of eco systems and plant based spirituality with healing.Community upgrading.
Karen explores the invisible realms and dimensions in her work, she lives with an invisible disability and has learned to love herself inside out with healing and compassion, while guiding and assisting others, surviving personal loss,trauma, Traumatic Brain injury,Post concussion syndrome and multiple injuries, while on the mend, Karen studies natural plant based medicines and expresses her healing journey and with a great respect for nature.
Karen works with a local non profit studio and store, EWMA Enterprising Women Making Art in Vancouver a Society whom promotes arts and entrepeneurial goals of women and in support of Women whom have survived violence.Karen has has exhibits worldwide and is in Vancouver Canada,Karen is originally from east of Toronto,Canada in rural country.Karen has over a ten year community arts and cultural service working with non-profits in the arts.
Rain Maker is a natural healing arts development project, and plant based natural health food nutrition lifestyle social enterprise business in development, to create social, environmental cultural values, a spa boutique home consult, botanicals, clothing private and personal shopping experience, gifted exchange, working with non profit groups at present, a social enterprise business in community development, goals to generate income by selling and exchanging goods and services,gift exchange working with non- profits and community groups as for example Karen Colville's most recent partnership venture,EWMA Enterprising Women Making Art , ATIRA ,for individuals and community groups on a personal healing and health recovery journey, for women to heal from violence and trauma, indigenous healing circles,to access and afford natural healthcare products and create a living wage,fair trade and ethical supply chains, one of Karen's community development projects at the EWMA store. 800 East Hastings,Vancouver,Karen Colville TCM is a natural health practitioner, natural organic health advocate educator for over 15 years,she has worked affiliate and contracted in the Herbalist community and natural health products industry,advocate for natural health protection, to develop natural organic products for self care, the Canadian Hemp Industry and organic products natural health industries on community projects.Karen develops and advises natural health products,lifestyle choices for healing and recovery to become affordable and access to communities in development her mission is to develop over the counter health products to benefit community recovery and social enterprise development.
Karen started her natural healing journey when traditional Western medicine was not working effectively, she studied traditional Chinese Medicine in the 1990s at the Shiatsu school ,TO as a health practitioner, a young wise woman healer in private independent study with Doctors in support of natural medicine and with Herbalists and Native Healers on an independent level for over 15 years, in recent years, Karen has volunteered with Activists for the protection of Natural Health and for the rescheduling of CBD.CBG,CBN the non- psychoactive component medicinal aspect of cannabis used to treat epilepsy in pediatric medicine that has furthered her research and networking in the emerging international health industry with natural whole plant based medicines, her art conveys her experiences in the study of plants with social justice and fair opportunity with earth and humanity, with responsible use and steward. She plans to have a private practice and have a non profit healing based center for community healing,and ethics in natural medicine and healing.
Artist Statement:; All you need to do it is to connect with the plants and the plant's spiritual wisdom and be thankful,learn how you can use them to responsibly to help the people around you. I am the kind of Artist creating plant healing art with ever growing expression of herbal wisdom and with a desire to communicate with spirit of healing plants in a plant based lifestyle,plants are beneficial ,we can each contribute to it by teaching and practicing and living in ways that honor and respond to living communities, human and ecological, that we are part of. Connecting with plants for healing and expression reminds me that the world is alive an innate connection to green and growing beings a diverse and co-creative family. A community that values the multi dimensional healing of all beings and ultimately recognizes that true healing comes from within with love. Herbalism, botany, human ecology a bridge,a connection of life back to the truth of our very existence into being alive, the knowledge everything is alive and important and that all we truly need to heal is to remember inside the truth of our being and staying alive.
Gorgeous Green Gaia
Natural Medical Arts News 2016 Karen is collaborating with professionals in the Natural Health Industry of Canada, Karen has developed a natural room,linen spray that is chemical free, Northern Essence with Thieves oil as an antimicrobial and organic essential oils, a personal ,room and linen spray Bonsai Citrus Ginger,this new product is available for sale online by contact firstname.lastname@example.org a minimum order is $10 for 2, 50 ml bottles and the purchaser must pay shipping, a preference is local orders in the Greater Vancouver area,the EWMA store 800 East Hastings,Vancouver,BC.a non profit dedicated to the empowerment of Women Entrepreneurs and in support of survivors of violence.
2016 WE WON!! The patients coalition win in Canadian Federal Court to grow their own medicine,MMAR and to restructure the MMPR a Health Canada program a broken scheme that was found unconstitutional under the former Harper Government. Karen was present during the trials as a representative of patients fighting for their lives and unable to attend court and to change the rescheduling of CBD,CBG and CBN medicines with Health Canada.
Economical ECO Development: 2016 Project non profit Hemp for the Homeless natural health body care, plant based herbalism from the natural forest with ecological materials, hemp and natural self care gifted to the homeless life affirming DTES community rebuilding a project in development more news to come.Karen has proposed a grant funding to the Vancouver Foundation for community cultural improvement working with non profits.
2015 Plant based living and art work. Plant botanical experiences, Karen goes on a journey to find the best botanicals for healing energy, horticulture to be in service to those whom need access to affordable plant based healing, her independent research for home self care is ongoing, Karen has teamed up with Canada's best Herbalists to research and develop natural self care products to benefit affordable natural health self care, natural health community, she plans to form a company that supplies botanicals. There will be an additional website up and coming in 2016.
Rain Forest and Tropical plant botanicals
Karen rediscovers kava, kava originated in the South Pacific on Islands as Tonga, Tahiti and Hawaii,kava is gaining popularity in the USA and in Canada, kava is also relaxing and has neurological healing potential, here is some kava induced art see photos scroll down, Karen will be hosting a kava ceremony with her art and guests later this season.Karen's journey is in development with nature.
HEMP ARTS creative design evolution with Karen Colville handcrafted natural soap, clothing design eco couture hemp and bamboo clothing, creative contemporary art. To see my visual art work. click on PHOTOS above.
Spiritual and exotic plant art
Karen is represented by a number of galleries and sells independent to keep art affordable and ready/Charles Saatchi in the UK and her work is on Saatchi online, also Society 6 and American Fine Art prints are available.Karen's background is in arts marketing event planning fundraising and in the music industry,she is interested in natural living and her work is diverse as aesthetic to any Collector.
Summer 2015 - 2016 ws; Karen is consulting as a guest Artist to Enterprising Women Creating Art Studio and Store a non profit collective to empower entrepreneurial women whom have experienced violence with trauma become self sufficient to independence. Karen's natural soaps and natural scents are also featured with Buy Social, a project with Simon Fraser University.
Karen is working on developing a non profit Sweet Leaf that enables injured patients a bridge to become more self sufficient through natural materials access.
UP AND COMING
West Vancouver Arts Association
SILK PURSE Gallery Member; TO be announced
In support of Brain Injury Awareness,Neurological Wellness,O2 healing arts, disability arts.
Round House Community Arts
Zend Conciousness Lounge
Pacific Culture Show
Neurological Wellness Awareness in support of Brain Injury Recovery, O2. differently abled arts.
EWMA STUDIO & GALLERY STORE
ONGOING COMMUNITY ARTS INCLUSION
IN SUPPORT OF ENDING VIOLENCE
Up and coming May 2016 Essentia, Solo. SuperNatural & Silk reception to be announced.POST PHONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
VANCOUVER FASHION WEEK FALL/WINTER 2016
MARCH 14 – MARCH 20, 2016
with ATIRA and Enterprising Women Making Art,Vancouver March 14-20th,2016
Natural hand painted and natural dyed designer and repurposed natural fabric eco tote bags and Natural Essence Room Linen Spray,Bonsai Citrus Ginger Personal Room Spray by Karen Colville
Feb 2016 featured painting Carravaggio Cannabis and other plant based paintings Ever Green Gallery Kitsilano,Vancouver art reception Feb 3rd,2016.
December 2015 Women Grow arts and craft fair event, eco green art textiles,Granville Island Dec. 3rd 6-9 pm
Stressed and Depressed Art Auction Gallery, November 2015
Cannabis Culture lounge portrait of Marc Emery Cannabis Activist.
: Evergreen Gallery, Kitsilano, Evergreen Cannabis Society reception end of September 2015 through October,2015.
December 12th, 2015 to be confirmed Every body The Round House,Yaletown TBA more details to come.
Summer on going EWMA Enterprising Women making art, an art Society devoted to improving the lives with revitalization of the DTES
Community exhibits and events June 2015 Karen participated in a group show dedicated to the revitalization of the DTES. Her painting Holy Mountain Man was selected as a sample in the group show.
420 Event April 20th 2015, BCMP Lounge, Mark Emery's Cannabis Culture and the Vancouver Art gallery attracting 30.000 visitors worldwide. A special Thank You to the Vancouver Foundation DTES revitalize for exhibition assistance.
2015 Fyn Food has relocated to Seattle Washington, will keep you posted for up and coming shows, present Fyn Food 1610 Robson Street,Vancouver, telephone 778-379-7833 my passion flowers and flying veggie Buddha is featured at the new location ,mention my work and get a 10% discount off food.
2015 Community Music Graceful Noise gathering community concert alliances.
PLACES and Community events,I have shown and sold. some are for charity and community projects.
2014 empowering with community connection affordable art.
Sacred and Spiritual art: Botanical connection to divine energies
Fyn Food 420 Richards Street ,Vancouver exhibiting my passion flower and garden art Vegan and Vegetarian restaurant.
Coming shows: October 2014 Spirit Medicine Conference UBC details to be announced.
September 27th, 2014: Block Party, Metamorfest community art festival 10 bands and a block full of fun. annual fund raiser for Neighborhood House
Spirit paintings, Botanical Medicines :Cannabis is a medicine responsible use is paramount recreational use is illegal in this country of Canada and repealing the laws, there is a difference to responsible use.
August 2014: I work exchanged with Conscious Living Network to organize and promote the World's leading expert Nutrition,Super food Guru David Wolfe's Canadian tour, I had the opportunity to meet David Wolfe in person at private Cacao ceremony led by him. In my most recent art work, "Cacao " inspired by this meeting and drinking of the cacao plant with guests at the ceremony.The energy of the ceremony is uplifting as exotic as the plant itself.
Recent exhibits: July 2014 ongoing Cannabis Culture BCMP gallery lounge, POT TV, Sensible BC non profit culture drug law policy Canada action awareness, arts humanities fund raising projects.Sensible BC and non profit community service. Sensible BC Canada Day.Celebrating the return of Extradited Marc Emery back home to Canada. Marc Emery is free from 5 years in an American prison for his medical pot activism.Art Auction
2014 Spring May ,The Vault , 19 Simcoe Street ,Oshawa a new gallery will be opening featuring eco art works of Karen Colville and affordable art pieces for the grand opening of the gallery.
2014 Thank you for applying for the Future Generation Art Prize.
Prints of my work are available for purchase www.saatchionline.com karencolville or place my name in their search engine and my portfolio will come up.Karen is also on SEE ME out of NYC.
Spring 2014 Karen's cannabis art will be featured in Stoner Days magazine, she is support of legalization and affordable legal medical marijuana for people world wide.
Friday Feb 28th evening, Cocoa & Joes Cafe dt Oshawa will have small works at the business meet and greet Feb 28th Friday evening come by support original arts and crafts there will also be handmade jewelry by B.
2014 February: The end of February two of Karen Colville's works will be featured as available in the catalog at Ritchies Auction House in Canadian Contemporary Fine Art for Collectors.
2014: Karen's selected fine art will be featured in Lionel & Mandi's engagement event and Karen created a beautiful peace for the event celebrating love, titled "Love in the Jungle" for February 2014.
2014: Happy New Year http://marinoskitchens.com Marino construction and Interior design serving San Carlos and the Bay California USA 2014 Karen Colville and her work is a featured Artist for homes and business in San Carlo and the Bay area California. You have an interior design and seeking custom art ,you may contact email@example.com
Recent Art News: Educational reform natural medicine as drug policy: Medical Cannabis CBD is saving lives world wide: see the video for Dr.Sanjay Gupta or Cheryl Shuman,Rick Simpson activism. November-December 2013 Karen Colville is supporting Sensible B.C. repeal Cannabis prohibition legalization campaign with her original B.C. nature works mountain landscape .The paintings will be auctioned off to the non profit for fundraising purposes.Karen's fine art is also featured on the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club website hosted by media personality Cheryl Shuman and also the NFL has approved Cannabis as a life saving medicine for head injuries for NFL players.
Karen with a hand up art collection booklet. Karen Colville earthly fine art collection a limited edition keepsake booklet, and priced at $10.00 per booklet hand signed collectors edition.You may preorder, a healing hands up recovery project, note orders may take up to 2-4 weeks delivery depending where you are.I accept Pay Pal as payment inquire for address.Let me know here or email inquiry firstname.lastname@example.org this project is on for a limited time, liberty and real living is independence.
Update news: Karen is representing natural health High on Health www.HighonHealth.ca and refer Karen sent you.
Karen Colville's sacred journey centred around a consciousness philosophy of cultures, humanities in values with our planet and the galactic multiverse.Diversity,spirituality upscale earth harmony balance are themes found in her art work.She visited different sacred spaces, some of the work transcends the third dimension, there is a deeper respect for diversity indigneous culture,spirituality, respecting different beliefs,and dimensions other than the third as visionary and contemporary are timeless.
Karen resides in Durham Ontario and is active in community and cultural life and plans to relocate artist-in residence on a permanent basis.
Original art pieces on this site direct are priced below gallery rates, some works are negotiable,you are welcome to visit and view pieces by appointment. Karen Colville also exhibits on a regular basis,so many people may view and enjoy her work.
News: "Sedona Journey" is in the International Competition for Contemporary Artists
Print Media: Karen is featured in the Feb 2013 issue on art and travel Artist Vagabond
Karen Colville's falcon mural is in the film "Knowing Falcon Man"premiered Toronto International film festival 2013
New for 2013 Karen is on Society6.com/karencolville selling affordable prints and also has prints Saatchi online for sale. Karen Colville, prices are what is listed on their site.
My falcon mural selected for exhibit in NYC later this year still negotiating. used in a independent film Knowing Falcon Man"
Note contact and inquire on a artwork you may be interested within reason ,a studio visit appointment ,please inquire email@example.com
Exhibits and Shows 2013
May 2013-June 2013 Clarington Municipal Hall,Bowmanville,Ontario VAC.
May 4th 2013 Art Fusion Toronto, Mel Lastman Square: may be there in person in recovery.
Art Fusion January 19th 585 Dundas
Street East,Daniels Spectrum, fire spinners aerialists, break dancers,exotic belly dancers,Visual Artists,Toronto,Ontario
2012-2013 Kerti Salon Spa and wellness centre, gallery Pearson Lanes downtown Whitby 101 1/2 Mary Street during regular business hours. telephone 905-493-7200.
Karen Colville is a featured Artist in Durham Region Social Networks
Community Art Kudos :November 25th,2012-December 2012 donated a number of art works to the Marshal chemo fund Hunters Horn,Whitby,Ontario fund raiser,collectively with different events as arts culture night,art on the patio, the Hunters Horn with all participants raised$5000.00 for Marshal's family that says something about community spirit.
.Exhibit Royal Canadian Legion Whitby Ontario,Colborne Street November 4th, 2012 Eco evolution works will be there handcrafted and painted arts.
Arts Culture Nite @ the Hunters Horn 6 p.m.-11 p.m. 965 Dundas Street West there shall be Artists, Musicians, Comedians, local talent .Thanks Rob,class act.
Show date: The labyrynth within Art for mental awareness September 29th,2012 @2:00p.m.proceeds donated to CMHA
Murphys Pub & Grill 15 Simcoe Street, part of proceeds shall be donated exhibit is in a community group setting there will also be a poetry reading
To view artwork go to Photos
Evolution in contemporary art
Man’s glory lies in co
ABOUT karen colvil
using recycled, reclaimed, or natural materials whenever possible, personal accountability to the issues humanity faces in connection.
: CCompeted in NYC Art Meets Times Square.artistswanted.org/atts20"Collect Me" to help me win $10,000 and a show in the most immense exhibition of art in New York
Exoevolution eco world evolving paradox presentation collaborative Artist Karen Colville expresses world diversity controversial opinions about human nature and the Cosmos, a post metaphysical futurist presentation perspective in evolving exo consciousness and artistic multi dimensions.
April 2nd-October 2012
Co Workative 12285 Yonge Street
Giving back collaborating to co create a positive paradigm timeline: Karen is a co Creator collaborator with Creative Celebration raising funds for L'ARCHE Daybreak Craft Arts Studio Day Program and is donating one of her paintings as a fund raiser draw and accepting donations.
Scotia Bank eco living,Bowmanville Clarington for Spring Style goes Sustain able has one of Karen's fabric eco creations on display in the lounge for the month of April 2012 part of any proceeds raised from the patronage of Karen's eco creation, a donation from the purchase of her fabric art will be made in memory of Jack Mc Ginnis founder of Durham Sustain ability, Ontario eco educational program for children.Tax receipt as donation will be on request.For the month of June 2012 Eco Green Sea Turtle
2010 UAE,AbuDhabi Ghaf Gallery there is also a You Tube Video
Karen is represented online Saatchi Online portfolio and prints are available
Thankyou KX96 and CKDO for your community announcement of Karen with Durham Sustainability and partnering charitable business in Durham Region
October 30th,2011 Karen participated in the reality television show Toronto, Art for Love there were over 2000 Artists and 50 Artists were selected for the final show. Karen received much needed media exposure for her charitable works and collaborated on a mural.October 2011- November 2011 Community Partners Thank You Scotia Bank, Bowmanville Clarington Branch, Greg Lewis Statefarm Newcastle, Bola Simcoe Street,Oshawa, Mexico Lindo, Oshawa, Visual Arts Centre Clarington for displaying my original art work in fund raising for Giving Back In Guatemala 100 % of my Mayan Collection smaller works will be donated,and
A Gift of Art ,Newcastle for Denise House.
Diversity humanity: Karen's goal is to live,help others,develop her business in natural transition and work in studio earth ship eco dome home.
Announcement: Please Donate for downloading this helps pay for independent music and goes toward worthwhile projects go to Kerala Music and hit the donate button a new release ep original . Thanks Kindly!!
Be The Change & In a Dream
Kerala music Artist( Karen Colville) original song, Vocals and Producer Bryan Ruckstuhl on Music Guitars Studio 169
available for download here and on reverb nation.Please go to Kerala Music and hit the donation button and make a donation to support Karen and her worthwhile causes.
September 13th,2011- Karen is donating 100% of her Mayan Collection paintings with proof of donation and matching equivalent per painting to raise funds for for a build earthship home green sustainable and clean drinking water for Maria Gabriel and kids in Guatemala with Earthship Biotech partners,Long Way home inc.org www.earthship.com .Karen will be selling from her home and various locations around Durham Region.
Diverse * Cultural* Environment
About Karen Colville: Karen is a fine diverse artist, she is passionate with art as a means to better understand the world respecting diversity and her work is diverse in world culture as it is contemporary,alternative as independent, self taught studied OCAD and with independent studies visiting studios mentors and individual projects across Canada and around the globe as an international Artist.Karen believes beauty with creativity as healthy energy bridges cultural understanding and bilateral relationships to better understanding toward acceptance dissipates the ugliness of destruction and abuses of people and planet effected by war,controlling corrupt Cabals and of every day people to a more peaceful direction.The development of open spaces with freedom of expression opens perspectives to a wider world.Connections keep the world a small place.
She makes textile art ,original handmade, eco bag creator folk creations and into natural health and humanitarian causes with partnerships in organization.
Karen is also lobbyist for industrial hemp and a goal toward natural living.To view Karen's art and eco inspired hand made creations with org projects go to Photos.
Karen is building another collection for her exhibits in studio and is also preparing to give workshops as artist-in-residence 2012.
For any questions regarding art or to set a private studio appointment contact the artist by email contact: firstname.lastname@example.orgGo to the Photos section to see art.
Artist Statement: We continue to learn and expand in a different mediums of expression our experience as living in 3d. Art is a lifetime dedication of connecting community passion and finding support investment as a passion with charitable cause, with originality and unique style exploration life without art there is not life it is a celebration of visions and opposing forces of expression with a sense of freedom, escaping the boundaries of beauty into contemporary creativity resourceful and individual expression respecting diversity. This dimension or reality and world is a business is a controlled illusion this is why I enjoy exploring concepts of multi dimensions two and three layers of light and texture in my work with diverse influence of expression from interaction along with world culture. It goes beyond stepping outside the anticipated norm of the boundaries created it flows it layers and engages every participant with every experience coloring outside the lines and seeing what is there so to speak while developing intellectual concepts. Intricate layers of light and activity with mediums. Her work has a Mediterranean influence
Art is the vehicle of understanding that words do not articulate with description and creatively making sense of this Universe Post Modern Societies and the changes going on in present day reality. Creating art, my work is always mastery and experimentation one of a kind and with influences of my journey with others in this experience and around the world with a peaceful resolution. My natural handmade creations are also a reflection of my values of earth with experience.
Karen's art is involved in a number of causes an arts projects around the world and involved in local community projects and helping differently abled and building on solutions on projects .Collector, private consultations may be made by appointment. info@ karencolvilleart.org
Some pieces are reserved to donation offer many served for charity fund raising community work and charitable projects.
The hand made eco fiber and fine art work is and also involved in a number of charitable worthwhile causes she believes in.
Bio: Karen Colville recently evolved to a diverse contemporary portfolio from traditional emerging to Post Modern expressionism ; Abstract & contemporary artist painting and drawing professionally for over ten years now into fiber,textile art,eco creations using more environmentally sound materials with plans on working with hemp fibers.
She studied OCAD and is Independent as self taught and has workshopped mentoring with established Artists.Her art work is hand made,some pieces are handsewn,embroidered and with a variety of natural methods characterized by vibrant colors and rich, bold and soft ambient to relax to luminous shimmering reflecting light. n accomplished travelled international artist.The new fiber works are posted in the photos section and reusable eco totes.Karen also understand art is a luxury that there is a art work you really prefer to invest in or purchase do not hesistate to contact email@example.com to set an appointment or email an offer and you will know in 24hours that offer has been accepted.
2011 exhibits and community participation
Sunday 12 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.,November 13th,2011 exhibiting original Art of Karen Colville at the Admirals Club, Club House,Port of Newcastle 500 Lakebreeze Dr & Newcastle, ON Exit Mill Street of the 401 and head south to the lake.Contact Information Tel: 905.987.5146
Latest Entries: Premio Artelaguna Venice ,Italy 2011 rentering 2012-2013
Karen has a campaign October-November 2011 to raise funds for Giving back To Guatemala www.earthship.com guatemala proof of donation and or 100% of selected Mayan Collection art funds raised will be donated to this build.Thank you Scotia Bank,Bowmanville,Greg Lewis,State Farm Newcastle,Bola Oshawa Simcoe Street,Mexico Lindo,Simcoe Street ,Oshawa, Visual Arts Centre Clarington for your support in displaying my works in alternative community fund raising.
Karen is also raising funds for Denise House with her butterfly mariposa paintings and WIN Women in Networking group Durham Region.Karen has already donated two small original paintings for WIN Denise House fund raiser Shopaganza Saturday November 12th 11a.m-4pm Westminister UnitedChurch,1850 Rossland Road East,Whitby.
October 30th participated in inArt For Love Art rea,lity TV 2000 Artists arrived 100 then, 50 finalists call backs were selected for the show Karen interviewed with the Judges and participated in mural collaboration the event was filmed for television.
The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington Thirty First Annual Juried Show Of Fine Arts October 23-November 13th,2011 reception 2;00-4:00p.m October 23rd,2011
la perle arab le legere selected for the show Juror Steven Frank.
News: Four of Karen's art works have been selected for Dystonia Research and Curry's Art Exhibition Auction Fundraiser the auction will start now through the month of December 2011.
Camfest Orono FairgroundsSaturday August 20th, 2011 will be on exhibit with art works
Karen showed some of her Mayan influenced creations Mexico Lindo on July 22nd,2011 Oshawa with 20 Artists & Musicians in the city.Elton John is coming to town and tickets sold out in 45 minutes.Elton is an avid Art Collector.
Worthwhile charitable projects.INSTRUMENTS AND EASELS FUNDRAISER!Silent Art Auction, Art + Craft Sale and Live Musical Performances
In support of Oshawa Community Health CenterINSTRUMENTS AND EASELS FUNDRAISER!Silent Art Auction, Art + Craft Sale and Live Musical Performances
In support of Oshawa Community Health CenterDATE: Friday January 28thTIME: 6-PM 9PMLOCATION: The Oshawa Community Health Centre, 115 Grassmere Ave. Oshawa Ontario, L1H 3X7 (905) 723 0036.
November 2010-2011 Karen's hand created eo fiber art portrait of H.H.General Sheikh Bin Zayed Al Nayhan inspired by The Islamic Art exhibit AbuDhabi, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed is a Patron of the Islamic Art exhibit where Karen was in attendance and met the Prince. Karen's original contemporary eco portrait inspired by the Islamic embroidery exhibit in AbuDhabi UAE will be displayed at the UAE Embassy in Ottawa,Canada with HE Mohamed Abdulla Ghafli Ambassador to the UAE to Canada.
Arts & Culture be used as a better means of working on relations with peaceful negotiations with both countries.
2011 internatinal and Canada development project: Karen plans to shift a focus to project creating organizational work living more with the earth with values,an earthship or earth ship community insulated with industrial hemp,natural garden and hopes beyond with action to create an intentional community where people may escape imposed poverty and live in a comfortable means in peace.There are many obstacles in place and politics as most are monetary and this project may not see the light of day.Meanwhile lobbying for industrial hemp is world wide.
Peaceful negotiations with culture and arts as a means of understanding and ethical fairness in business dealings locally and international relations.
INSTRUMENTS AND EASELS FUNDRAISER!Silent Art Auction, Art + Craft Sale and Live Musical PerformancesIn support of Oshawa Community Health Center
representation 2010A Gift of Art Newcastle
June 2010 30'x30" Ghaf Gallery,AbuDhabi,UAE
attended Opening Gala
July 2010 Wooden Boat fest Port of Newcastle Arts fest
September 18th-27th A Travelers Theme : Tales told through contemporary art and photography
Opening Reception September 18 · 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Studio 561,561 Bloor Street West,Toronto
October 2010:Connections 5, September 24th-October 24th,2010 Toronto,Ontario Venue V tape, 401 Richmond Street West,Sponsored by CTV
United Artists of Durham ,Memorial Bandshell, Oshawa,Ontario Culture Week September 25th,2010
Art in The Park Sponsored by Citrus Media
October 2010: Scotia Bank nuit blanche October 2,20106:57 p.m. to sunrise featured 561 Bloor Street West(Bathurst) Toronto
Karen is now on Celeste Prize an international site and competition from all over the globe www.celesteprize.com/artwork/ido:68843/
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