Karen Hale

Karen Hale

"Using the basic elements of color, design, and texture, I create a vibrant and opulent canvas which both pleases and stimulates the art lover. The absence of recognizable objective forms leads you on your own journey of discovery."

Karen Hale's artist father taught her to use power tools by the time she was eleven, while her mother taught her the home arts. Her fascination with materials even at that early age led to her artistic growth. Today, she is able to look anywhere around her and see line, form, and texture, and to transfer these ideas to a canvas. The ability to use layered color brings each piece to a captivating conclusion.

Hale constructs her paintings with layers of thick and thin color that is washed, glazed, or scumbled, In her Serenity Series, she use the smooth canvas to let the colors work, flow, and interact with each other. She may use acrylic paints, mediums, papers, fabric, metallic leafing, chalk pastels, or graphite. The results are a delight of color and texture, resulting in depth that draws the viewer in.

Karen Hale has been a professional artist for more than 45 years. She learned at her father's side, and even though she has no formal training, she has demonstrated a natural mastery of the arts. Over the years, she has worked in many art forms and therefore has the understanding of how various materials work together--and she dares to try.

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Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Lazy Stream II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
No Cares
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Captured II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
From the Sea
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
SOLD
Flower Forms 2 by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Flower Forms 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
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SOLD
Flower Forms 1 by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Flower Forms 1
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
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Garden Poetry
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,600
SOLD
Across the Field by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Across the Field
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
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Midsummer
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 850
$ 510
Wistful
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,600
$ 1,560
On Track
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 3,100
$ 1,860
Which Way
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 230
On Purpose
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 300
Make Believe
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 250
Catches Your Eye
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 550
Seems Right
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 450
Night Shift
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 230
Autumn Glory
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 230
Look Around
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 550
Sunshine
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 300
Let It Be
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 300
Blues on Parade
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 550
Coastal Song
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 3,200
Whispered Thoughts
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,600
Spring Collection 1
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Spring Collection 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Spring Collection 3
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Spring Morning
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 95
Long View II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 95
SOLD
Warm Light by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Warm Light
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
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Lazy Stream
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Where There is Quiet
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,550
Come Away
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,850
Meditative
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,250
New Order of Things
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,850
Unstructured
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,600
Passing Through
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,650
Express Yourself
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,950
Among Friends
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,850
Speak Quietly
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,850
Captured Imagination
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,600
Clearing Storm
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,600
Secrets Kept
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,400
$ 1,200
Spontaneous
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 875
$ 437.50
SOLD
Center Stage by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Center Stage
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
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Warm Embrace
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 600
$ 300
Across the Fields
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 650
$ 325
New Path
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,400
$ 1,200
Geometry
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 651
$ 325.50
SOLD
On Display by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
On Display
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
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Behind the Scene 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,650
$ 825
Revision 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 600
$ 300
At the Edge of Spring
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
$ 1,260
Determined
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
On Reflection
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
Carefree
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,900
Understated
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,200
Beyond Reach
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
It's Magic
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,200
$ 840
An Invitation to Explore
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
$ 1,080
Whimsical
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,500
Autumn
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Reaching Out
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 290
Applause
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 290
Remnants
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 4,400
Solitude
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,450
SOLD
Flowers in the Field 1 by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Flowers in the Field 1
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
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Dots and Dashes 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Bright Concept 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Mountain View
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,250
$ 625
Life is Grand
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 500
Hold Fast
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,550
$ 775
Random Lines and Space
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,550
$ 775
Urban Whimsy
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,250
$ 750
New Rhythms
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 3,300
Measured
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,500
$ 1,750
Harmony and Peace
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
Soft Floral 1
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
Poetry in Bloom
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 3,750
$ 2,625
Lily Pads
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 545
Sitting Pretty
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,200
Gift of the Day
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,200
$ 840
Soft Echo
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 490
Perfect Moment
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 550
Ascending
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 3,200
$ 1,600
Free Spirit
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 5,100
$ 2,550
A Spot of Red
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,200
$ 1,100
At the Source
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 4,800
$ 2,400
Two of a Kind 1
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,350
$ 675
Two of a Kind 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,350
$ 675
A Long Time Coming
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
$ 900
Unexpected 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,900
$ 950
A Peaceful World
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 595
$ 416.50
Streak of Luck
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,900
$ 950
Time Passes
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 350
Gold Accents
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 250
Dancing Colors
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,400
$ 1,440
Industrial Influence
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,400
$ 1,200
On Display
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 700
$ 420
Tension 1
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 400
$ 200
Lost in The Distance
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,700
$ 850
Ease Into Day
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,760
In No Hurry
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
$ 1,080
Whisper
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
$ 1,080
Independent
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,400
$ 1,200
Take It All In
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,760
$ 1,380
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
Karen Hale - One Woman Show, Sutter Creek, CA, Amador Arts Gallery, 2013
Palo Alto Festival of the ARts, Palo Alto, CA, USA, University AVe,, 2007-2014
Emerging Artist, New York City, New York, USA, Art Business News, 2007
Stanford Art Spaces, Palo Alto, CA, USA, Stanford University, 2004
Collections
La Quinta Arts Festival, Civic Center Campus, La Quinta, CA, USA, 2007-2014