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Always a Favorite

Karen Barton
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Oil painting on Cradled wood panel New

Stained wood edges

Varnished and Ready to hang


Signed on front and back


6" h x 8" w x 1.6" d |0 lbs. 10 oz.

In stock $375



Artist Karen Barton paints a still life of a classic American candy bar. The metallic wrapper pops brightly against a sunny yellow background. "Payday is always a favorite in more ways than one," quips Karen.

Karen Barton

Puyallup, Washington

Oil painter Karen Barton creates records of everyday objects through a historical and sentimental lens. With works that feature the ingredients of a PB&J sandwich or the iconic blue Morton's Salt container, Karen makes a connection through the goods that reach into our homes and possibly to our childhoods. As she explains, "my paintings are of a historical nature. They mostly represent contemporary culture and our current time in history while others are ‘timeless icons.'" Karen collects her subjects at local grocery, hardware, or antique stores where she often attracts curious stares while she intently examines the items. Based in the Pacific Northwest, Karen shares a studio with her artist husband, which she describes as a busy looking place with art supplies and a bright yellow futon with Libby, their beloved studio dog.

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