Karen Margulis is a full-time artist and art educator. She lives in Atlanta Georgia with her husband Michael. Karen received her BA in Education from the University of Florida. She currently teaches painting workshops around the world.
Karen is a contemporary landscape painter. She works in most painting media but has achieved recognition for her pastel paintings. She has exhibited her award-winning work around the world and has been reviewed by Pastel Journal for her wildflower paintings. She is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and has achieved Eminent Pastelist status with the International Association of Pastel Societies. She has been a faculty member at the prestigious IAPS Convention and the online Pastel Live conference.
Karen has a passion for travel and painting while on location. She enjoys the opportunity to share her techniques and approach to making art in her workshops. She is known for her ability to make art simple, accessible to all, and fun. Karen is also an avid Daily Painter and online instructor. She paints every day and shares her work, art tips, and inspiration in her daily posts in her Patreon group ‘Pastels Made Simple’.
Karen is delighted to be able to share her love of pastel and plein air painting. She is excited to help students experience the joy of painting and see the world with new eyes. As Degas said, “Art is not what you see. It’s what you make others see”. Karen looks forward to helping others share their own artistic vision.