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Concrete Wall
Karlene VanDeusen

I'm primarily a Pastel artist. Woods and Water inspire my expressive representations of Pastoral Landscapes in Pastel, Watercolor, Gouache, Oil or Acrylic. I usually start outdoors & finish in my studio. I paint the rural countryside and try to suggest a mood of contentment. My degree is in Graphic Design, from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. I worked many years as a Layout Artist in retail at Sibleys. I've also worked as a Layout Artist at Ruby Gordon Furniture, staff paste-up artist with PennySaver Publications, and an Exhibit Designer with Rochester Museum & Science Center. Nowadays I'm semi-retired, still Substitute teaching once or twice a week.

Upcoming Shows & Events:

   I have a pastel in the Central Adirondack Art Show at the VIEW Arts Center in Old Forge.
   Currently I'm exhibiting in the Sackets Harbor Art Show, Sackets Harbor where I just WON
              both 2nd and 3rd place in Pastel
   The Art of Light & Color, a juried exhibition sponsored by Pastel Society of Western NY Inc. at
             the Kenan Center in Lockport. 4 of my pastels are juried in
   I have a pastel in the RIPPLE and ROAR Summer Art show at the VIEW Arts Center in Old
   A pastel included in Scenic Views- PTribastone Gallery, in Canandaigua
   Adirondack Pastel Society National Pastel Exhibition LARAC Moutain Gallery, in Glen Falls
   ARTS AT THE GARDENS-Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua
   Memorial Art Gallery Clothesline Festival
   Artist Row at the Rochester Public Market
   Genesee Valley 100-Silver Lake Brewing Company, Perry


Adirondack Adventures... available Soft Pastel
Watchtower... available Soft Pastel
Heirloom Peonies... available Soft Pastel
Main St., Brockport... available Soft Pastel
Coffee Break
Display at UB
Conch Shell
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