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New Online Class with Karen O'Brien!

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Stuff of Dreams, online class with Karen O'Brien

Stuff of Dreams, New Online Class with Karen O’Brien

In case you have not heard, I am teaching my first online course “Stuff of Dreams” in the Summer Session for Artful Gathering 2017. If you click on this link: Artful Gathering, it will take you to all the information on registration, the class description and a short video, which contains a slide show of my studio!  Stuff of Dreams is jam packed with techniques including painting, faces, creating a pattern and doll making. I hope you will consider joining me!

Urban Folk Primitives, workshop with Karen O'Brien in Albuquerque, New Mexico, fall 2017

Teaching on the Road

I will be teaching in New Mexico in the fall …
Urban Folk Primitives
New Tricks Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sept.30-Oct 3, 2017
You can get the information on my blog.
Here is the link: Urban Folk Primitives 
If you are not familiar with New Tricks, you can check out their Facebook page here

Other Happenings in the StudioWandering, award-winning p[ainting by Karen O'Brien

For those of you in the Pacific Northwest, I will be the featured artist for the month of May at Gallery One in Grants Pass Oregon. I have been doing a lot of mixed media fabric creations lately and my show includes paintings, art dolls and fabric collage pieces.

I will also have a piece in the Firehouse Gallery in Grants Pass. “Wandering,” on the right, won first place at the Josephine County Artist Association Spring Show.

September 23-24, 2017 I will be participating in the Grants Pass Museum of Art Open Studios event.

I am also in the planning stages for some pop-up workshops at my studio. So stay tuned to my blog: karenobrien.blogspot.com and my Facebook Page for information. 

Art Quilt by Karen O'Brien

Pictured at left is one of my “art quilts.” I would never have created this if I had not followed my primary rule:

BE CURIOUS
and see where it takes you!

Blessings,
Karen

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