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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Color Language
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 450
$ 382.50
SOLD
Open Water by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Open Water
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
Sold Out
Daydream
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 450
$ 382.50
SOLD
This Way and That I by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
This Way and That I
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
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SOLD
Color Play I by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Color Play I
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
Sold Out
Life is Grand
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 500
$ 425
SOLD
Dazzle by Karen  Hale (Painted Wall Sculpture)
Dazzle
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
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This Way and That II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Color Play II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Just Begun
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 290
$ 246.50
Lost and Found II
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 350
$ 297.50
SOLD
Visual Intensity by Karen  Hale (Painted Wall Sculpture)
Visual Intensity
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
Sold Out
Lost and Found I
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 550
$ 467.50
Land by the Sea
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Blue and Gold I
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Pond
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Gotta Love the Bling II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Pink Water Lilies
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Blue and Gold II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Gotta Love the Bling I
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Color Excitement I
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
SOLD
Green Line II by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Green Line II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
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SOLD
Color Excitement II by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Color Excitement II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
Sold Out
SOLD
Green Line I by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Green Line I
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
Sold Out
Color Excitement III
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Urban Whimsy
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,250
$ 1,062.50
Scattered Shapes
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 3,600
$ 3,060
New Rhythms
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 3,300
$ 2,805
Black and White and In Between
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
$ 1,530
The Shape of Things
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 3,600
$ 3,060
Composition in Black and White
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,400
$ 2,040
Sweeping Vista
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,600
$ 2,210
Harmony and Peace
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,800
$ 1,530
Soft Floral 1
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
On the Path
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Soft Floral 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
SOLD
Birch in Autumn by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Birch in Autumn
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
Sold Out
Sweet Summer Days II
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Bloomin' Red
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Sweet Summer Days I
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
SOLD
Three Trees by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Three Trees
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
Sold Out
Country Morning
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
The Scent of Spring
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,600
$ 2,210
Mountain Stream
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Poetry in Bloom
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 3,750
$ 3,187.50
Trees in a Row
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Pink Roses
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Fanciful Forest
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 300
$ 255
Morning Light
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 995
$ 845.75
Sand and Sea
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 195
$ 165.75
Shallow and Deep
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 195
$ 165.75
Monday Afternoon
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 195
$ 165.75
Yellow Flowers 1
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Comfortable Silence
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 395
$ 335.75
Lily Pads
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 545
$ 463.25
Riverside 2
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Sitting Pretty
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,200
$ 1,020
Gift of the Day
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,200
$ 1,020
Perfect Moment
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 550
$ 467.50
Soft Echo
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 490
$ 416.50
Floral 4
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 65
$ 55.25
Hint of Gold
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 260
$ 221
Day Glow
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 995
$ 845.75
Another Day
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 395
$ 335.75
Fusion of Color
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 995
$ 845.75
Everything Changes
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,350
$ 1,147.50
Listen to the Silence
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 395
$ 335.75
SOLD
Warm Day by Karen  Hale (Acrylic Painting)
Warm Day
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
Sold Out
Red Formation
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 995
$ 845.75
The Quiet Before the Dawn
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 995
$ 845.75
Slow Down
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,195
$ 1,015.75
Dream a Little
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 450
$ 382.50
Time Passes
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 350
$ 297.50
Warm Embrace
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 350
$ 297.50
Gold Accents
Painted Wall Sculpture

by Karen Hale
$ 250
$ 212.50
Sunny Side Up
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,450
$ 1,232.50
Endless View
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,450
$ 2,082.50
Ease Into Day
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,760
$ 2,346
Scattered Clouds
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 1,320
$ 1,122
Take A Breath
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,070
$ 1,759.50
Take Time
Acrylic Painting

by Karen Hale
$ 2,070
$ 1,759.50
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