KAREN GAREL'S ART PAGES 


Portrait and Landscape Art 

HC 71 Box 47 • Augusta, WV26704

Phone 304-856-2625 • E-mail: kgarel@frontiernet.net




Karen Garel is a registered, West Virginia portrait and landscape artist accepting commissions in pastel, oil and watercolor.   Her works reflect training under the prestigeous artists Joshua Fallik and Leslie B. Demille (Scottsdate School of Art), Jennifer Schoechle MFA (Schoechle Artist Studio), Lang Oriental Studies and the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco.   Karen's paintings have been featured in numerous shows, galleries and exhibitions and she has received a variety of awards and honors.  Karen offers individual and group art classes at her mountain studio in Augusta. WV.



Honors and awards



  • §2010 Business Council for the Arts Juried Art Show and Exhibition, Dallax, Texas: 1st Prize,  (Rosalina) - Pastel, 3rd Prize (Granny), Honorable Mention, Oil on Canvas (Best Buds)
  • §2008  annual Romney WV Heritage Day Juried Art Show and Exhibition:  Best Overall  Entry (Christina - Pastel) & 1st Prize, Oil on Canvas (Best Buds)
  • §2008  Falls Church Schoechle Studio  Juried Art Show and Exhibition:  1st Prize, Oil on Canvas (Best Buds) & 2nd Place Pastel  (Christina)
  • §2007 annual Romney WV Heritage Day Juried Art Show and Exhibition:  "Ridgeview Enterprises" Merit Award.
  • §2003 annual American Airlines Artist Society Show and Competition: 2nd Place, Pastel (Christopher) & Honorable Mention, Pastel (Trusting You)

Exhibitions
  • §2010 annual American Airlines National Art Show and Competition
  • §2008  Falls Church Schoechle Studio  Juried Art Show and Exhibition
  • 2008 Romney Public Library Artist of the Month
  • §2007 annual Romney WV Heritage Day Juried Art Show and Exhibition
  • §2003 annual American Airlines Art Show and competition
  •  2007, 2006  Moca Gallery Art Show,  Georgetown, VA
  • 2005, 2004  Falls Church Juried Artist Exhibit
  • 2004  Reston , Va.  Juried Art Exhibit
  • 2004  1st annual Haymarket,  Va. Juried art exhibit
  • 2003, 2002  American Airlines annual Art Show and competition


Professional Memberships

  • Registered Artist in the state of West Virginia
  • Hampshire County Artist Council registered member
  • Alumnis:  Falls Church Artist society;  Reston Art League



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