Karen Standridge Colorado Artist Karen Standridge Oils and Watercolors  
Watercolors, Oils, and Acrylics
  
 

     

e-mail Karen for
2016 Workshops

Gallery 113
125 1/2 N. Tejon Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
719. 634.5299
Hours Tues - Sun 11 - 5

La Veta Gallery on Main
210 South Main, LaVeta, Colorado

Fratelli Ristorante Italiano
124 North Nevada
Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak Watercolor Society at
The Pikes Peak Center for Performing Arts 109 So Cascade, Colorado Springs
Now until Jan 4, 2017.

One-woman show at
Dream Catchers "Blank Canvas" Gallery at 103 So Wahsatch #106 thru Dec 31, 2016.

 

Karen Standridge
Pikes Peak Watercolor
Society- Signature Member

Western Colorado Watercolor
Society - Signature Member


Karen Standridge
22 West Uintah St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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Artist Biography: Karen Standridge
www.karenstandridge.com
Colorado Springs, CO
Karenstandridge2001@yahoo.com
719.201.8442


Karen cannot remember a time when she didn’t paint or draw. Her earliest heroes in art were the Impressionists, and as she matured both as a person and an artist, she added August Macke of the German Expressionist School, Winslow Homer, Matisse, Mondrian, and Edward Seago to her growing list of influences. Before retiring from college teaching to paint full time, Karen had the good fortune to teach in Europe and South America. Consequently, her watercolors, oils, and acrylics are often inspired by scenes she enjoyed while traveling and working in such countries as Germany, Argentina, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Austria, France, and Mexico. The southwest landscape also inspires her, and her paintings often reflect her love of nature’s beauty in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. She has studied with some great painters: Zoltan Szabo, Judi Wagner, Diane Maxey, Alvaro Castegnat, Ron Ranson, Frank Francese, Tom Owen, Gwen Fox, Jean Grastorf, Frank Webb, Herman Raymond, Skip Lawrence, John Salminen. Her work is also exhibited all over the U.S., Europe, and South America in private collections and competitions. Gallery 113, 113 N. Tejon Street in Colorado Springs, Colorado has her works permanently exhibited. Also see work on her website: www.KarenStandridge.com. Karen currently teaches watercolor painting on the Cunard Lines’ Queen Mary II and Queen Victoria II Oceanliners.

 

Artist’s Philosophy

“Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.” (John Updike) I am so lucky to be living my dream, making art everyday and meeting wonderful people who share my passion for life, love, and nature. "

Permanent Collections/Sales

Fratelli Italian Ristorante and Gallery, 124 North Nevada, COS
Ascent Surgery Center – Dr. Greg Liebscher – Colorado Springs

Gallery Representation

Gallery 113, 113 N. Tejon st. Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Collections

Homes and Businesses in the U.S., Germany and South America
Mr. Bob Couchman, Colorado Springs
Mr. and Dr. Lois Kline, Colorado Springs
Ms. Robbin Ward, San Clemente, California
Mr. and Mrs. Stan Goldberg, Colorado Springs, CO
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bullock, Ft. Worth, Texas
Mr. & Mrs. Jens Buckholtz, Gotha, Germany

Education and Advanced Art Instruction

Studio Art & Art History at University of Tulsa – BS Degree
Masters Degree in Literature – University of Central Oklahoma
Ph.D. in Literature – University of Denver, Colorado

Professional Organization Memberships

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO
Pikes Peak Watercolor Society – Signature Member and President
Red River Watercolor Society
Colorado Springs Art Guild, P.O.Box 1304, COS 80901-1304
Cottonwood Artists’ School, 25 Cimino Drive, COS 80903
Western Colorado Watercolor Society - Signature Member