There are more than 10 layers of acrylic paint, glazes and washes which give this piece vibrancy, depth and interest. The painting is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished edges. It comes gloss varnished and ready to hang.

- Karen Hale

A Splash of Spring

Acrylic painting on stretched canvas

Signed on back

16" h x 40" w x 1.5" d
5 lbs. 5 oz.



Karen Hale
Jackson, California

Getting to Know Karen

Karen Hale has been a professional artist for over 45 years. Her father was a commercial artist and furniture maker who encouraged her creativity at an early age. Once married, she began to make and sell crafts to help put her husband through college. A temporary job led to a fulfilling lifetime profession. Karen developed a fascination with materials and has worked in many different media throughout her career, including textiles, jewelry, collage, and photography. She now focuses on creating dynamic mixed media paintings. Her style presents varying degrees of abstraction. The discerning viewer can decipher a blurred flower or a hazy horizon line while meditating on Karen’s soothing color palette.