Karen Israel to Demonstrate
Karen Israel will be demonstrating at the Newington Art League meeting at the
Newington Senior and Disabled Center, 120 Cedar St, Newington, CT on Wednesday,
October 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm. This demonstration is free and open to the public.
Karen Israel has been focusing on pastels as her choice of medium for over a decade. Dynamic composition and a unique viewpoint are the hallmarks of Karen Israel’s pastel paintings. Stylistically she strives for agility and lets the mood and form of the subject dictate her approach. These subjects are rendered with a strong appreciation for the rigors of formal design coupled with a fearless array of color choices.
Karen’s work has earned her the title of Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society
of America, Master Circle Member of the International Association of Pastel Societies,
Signature Member and past President of the Connecticut Pastel Society. Karen is
affiliated with many prestigious art organizations including the Salmagundi
Club,American Artists Professional League and she currently serves on the PSA Board of Governors.
Karen is teacher and instructing demonstrator for many art organizations. Her work has been recently published in the Pastel Journal and Practique Des Artes no. 48.
Karen’s pastel paintings are collected privately and in many galleries throughout the United States and abroad and can be viewed at www.artbykarenisrael.com