Artist Spotlight

Karen Israel

    Artist Statement:

  • "Dynamic composition and a unique viewpoint are the hallmarks of my pastel paintings. My work is rendered with a strong appreciation for the rigors of formal design coupled with a fearless array of color choices."

Bar Code | 20" x 16" | Pastel

    About The Artist:

  • Karen is an award-winning artist, most recently the Frank C. Wright Medal of Honor with the American Artists Professional League. She is teacher and instructing demonstrator for many art organizations and has juried many local and national exhibits. Karen has earned the title of Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America and the International Association of Pastel Societies. She is Past-President of the Connecticut Pastel Society and is currently on the Board of Governors with the Pastel Society of America.

Party of Three | 20" x 16" | Pastel


Spirits of Summer | 16" x 16" | Pastel


Baker's Dozen | 16" x 20" | Pastel

    Gallery Representation:

    Salmagundi Art Club
    American Artists' Professional League
    Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club in New York City
    Academic Artists Association
    Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts
    New Haven Paint and Clay


Cafe Life | 17" x 11" | Pastel