Karen received a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree from The University of North Texas and went back to school to get a degree in Computer Graphics in Multimedia a few years later. In 1992, Karen pursued a career in California as a graphic designer in the video game industry. She worked for GTE/Verizon for 9 years. After that she ran her own graphic design corporation for 6 years.
Along the way, she taught a variety of art classes for ages 4 to 85. She created her own curriculum for classes at the Vista Art Foundation’s Gallery 204 where she taught for 5 years. Then she held teaching positions at several Montessori and Catholic schools.
“Realizing that the arts allow for pure excitement and true expression I am excited to teach you everything I can. I want to be the one to enrich the lives of children and adults through the arts.” -Karen