St. Catharines artist, Karen Kozarevich, has been painting since 1977, is a past member of Mississauga Visual Arts, a current member of Niagara Parkway Artists Guild, and a current artist volunteer and supporter of The Hub and Niagara community.
After retiring as an IT security professional in the corporate world, Karen began pursuing art in earnest, and has been actively exhibiting and selling her art in the Niagara region.
Apart from exhibiting at The Hub and Third Space Cafe, Karen exhibits and sells art at several Niagara Region retail shops and hosted art shows, including Laura Secord House, McFarland House, Floral shop, and Butterfly Conservatory. Karen also sells her art privately and is available to do commissions, originals, giclee prints, note cards and coffee mugs with her art.
In 2017, she won 'Best in Show' award for her painting, 'John's Home – Historic McFarland House, NOTL' chosen by a juror, commemorating Canada 150 celebrations in the Niagara Parks 'Rooted in the Garden' show.
Known for detailed realism in her art works, Karen originally grew up in Montreal and moved to Toronto in the late 70's. Her interest in art started in grade school and progressed to oil painting when she studied with an art teacher in Montreal. Having since studied with a known art teacher in Mississauga, Visual Arts Mississauga, and the Niagara Parkway Artists Guild, Karen has progressed to acrylic painting as her current passion, however still paints in oil as well.
The beauty in the world constantly excites her and inspires new creations.
To view Karen's full collection of artworks, visit her web sites listed below.
St. Catharines, ON L2M1P3