Karen J. Schunk Featured at Art Uptown on Earth Day

April 22 – 27, 2013
Art Uptown, Sarasota, FL

Karen will display conservation literature and photos and paintings which relate to local and global plant conservation efforts

April 22 – 27, 2013
Art Uptown, Sarasota, FL

A special Earth Day Awareness exhibit on April 22, 6-8 p.m. Karen J. Schunk paintings will be featured in the gallery’s front window during that week.

Karen Schunk, Florida Orchid
Karen Schunk, Florida Orchid

She holds a master’s degree in Botany from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and she attended the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Her expressive botanical paintings reflect her intense interest in both art and botanical conservation.

Karen will display conservation literature and photos and paintings which relate to local and global plant conservation efforts with which she has been involved over the years. She looks forward to discussing her work with attendees, she related.

Her recent botanical images are inspired by her work with the plant collections at Sarasota’s Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Since moving to Sarasota in 2000, Karen has assisted with herbarium projects at Selby, as a staff member and longtime volunteer.

A Signature Member of both the Ohio Watercolor Society and Cincinnati Art Club, her work can be found in corporate and private collections.

1367 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236

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