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About AnOriginal Hitt

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Karen received her art training at Parson’s School of Design in New York, majoring in Illustration. Her classic background and training are ever evident in her style, along with her love of capturing the figure and the effects of light in all of her scenes. These paintings capture influential daily moments and the lasting effects these memories play on our hearts and minds throughout our lives. Her area landscapes/skyscapes reflect the essence of the landmark, with accentuation on the effects of light to the scene. Karen’s award winning paintings have been collected by private and corporate collections: such as Venice City Hall and even the U.S. I.R.S. . Her Illustrations have also been published nationally in Children's Picture Books  and distributed in a line of gifts. Notably awarded as a participant in "Oil Painters Of America Salon Show" "Paint the Parks" & "Paint America" National Exhibits, 2006 recipient of the Muses Award. Member of Oil Painters of America,  American Impressionist Society & Women Painters of the South East. Her most recent Children's Book Illustration endeavor just received a five star rating from Clarion ranking it as an Excellent choice for children. She is the founder, 2003, of the Venice Plein Air group and signature member of Plein Air Florida, plus a Nationally Exhibiting Artist.
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