28
Jan

“Interiors” at the Greenville County Museum of Art

I’ve just returned from a wonderful time in Greenville, SC. My solo exhibition Interiors opened on January 15 and is on view through March 23.

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"Interiors", solo exhibition at GCMA, on view Jan 15 - March 23, 2014

 

"Interiors", solo exhibition at GCMA, on view Jan 15 - March 23, 2014

 

"Interiors", solo exhibition at GCMA, on view Jan 15 - March 23, 2014

 

"Interiors", solo exhibition at GCMA, on view Jan 15 - March 23, 2014

 

"Interiors", solo exhibition at GCMA, on view Jan 15 - March 23, 2014

 

"Interiors", solo exhibition at GCMA, on view Jan 15 - March 23, 2014

 

"Interiors", solo exhibition at GCMA, on view Jan 15 - March 23, 2014

16
Jan

Orange Medallion

Making good progress on the partner for Techno Diamonds.

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02
Jan

The EPIC move

Zig Zag Afghan and Triangle Rug, 120″ x 84″ has a temporary home! It will be included in my solo exhibition, entitled Interiors at the Greenville Art Museum. The exhibition will be on view January 15 – March 23, 2014. 

This painting wasn’t easy to get out of my small 2nd story apartment! Specials thanks to Emily Rigsby, Jordan Fowler and Tony Csavas for helping me move it into a Uhaul. 

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31
Dec

Techno Diamonds

Techno Diamonds (oil on panel, 60″ x 48″) is finished! Click on the thumbnails for details. For process photos, click here.

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30
Dec

Timecards for Techno Diamonds

I love tracking my hours for each painting with my  time recorder. Below are the time sheets for Techno Diamonds which took 344 hours to paint! OY!

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13
Dec

Partner for Techno Diamonds

Working on a piece to compliment Techno Diamonds.

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02
Dec

Stitched Orange Diamonds

A significant amount of time is spent planning before paint is even applied to the canvas. All paintings begin as a line drawing, using opaque pigment markers, with the composition and details drawn out entirely. The line drawing serves as a map for the next step, where broader washes of thinned oil paint are applied to establish an overall sense of color and harmony. I paint indirectly, so the final painting is a result of many layers, where each layer is more intricate than the previous.

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26
Nov

Featured on BURNAWAY, “Psyche in the Bedroom”

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Super excited to be featured on BURNAWAY.org today!

“The bedroom is a hallowed, shrine-like environment for the women in Karen Ann Myers’s work. These paintings and prints, on view in her show In Her Bedroom, at Georgia College Museum in Milledgeville through December 13, convey intimate, vulnerable moments of young models against highly textured, detailed backgrounds of bedding, wallpaper, and everyday objects. Candy-bright quilts and wallpaper seem to vibrate behind young models like auras—extensions of the women themselves.­”

Words by: Ivy Williams, Contributing Writer, Burnaway

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18
Nov

Palettes for Techno Diamonds

Below are four of the palettes used during the creation of Techno Diamonds. To learn more about the significance of my palettes, click HERE

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11
Nov

Techno Diamonds in Progress

Making slow and steady progress on Techno Diamonds, oil on panel, 48″ x 60″. Below are some process photos. So many little squares!!! 

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