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Karen Alley
Karen Alley, Artist
Karen Alley, Artist


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New Work - and they're ABSTRACTS!
It's been a while since I have posted new work, for two reasons! Over the Summer I did not have much free time to even step foot in the studio, and when I did go back in a few weeks ago, I decided I wanted to go a different direction and try something I hav...

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New work!
I have actually had this one finished for a while, but just now getting around to photographing and posting! "Scenic Route" 24x30 oil on canvas Click here to view or purchase

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Ellis-Nicholson Gallery Solo Show Opening this weekend!
"Nooks & Crannies" 36x36, oil on canvas Charlotte, North Carolina artist  Karen Alley  opens her first solo show in Charleston with  COLORing Outside the Lines.  The artist says, " COLORing Outside the Lines  has always suggested non-conformity to me, and t...

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Huge Summer Studio Sale!
Over 30 pieces included - all sizes. I've been saying for about two years that I was going to dig deep into my studio to clean and clear everything out.  Well I finally got to it...... AND ALL OF THESE PIECES ARE DISCOUNTED AT LEAST 50%!  Some are pieces I ...

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New Spring work!
Lots of new work coming off the easel lately.  I continue to enjoy creating my semi-abstract landscapes/seascapes and working in the happy blue/green family - it is FINALLY Spring after all!   "Crystal Clear" 20x20 oil on canvas, $995 click here to view or ...

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Recent works!
January was filled with the "30 Paintings in 30 Days" challenge and February was filled with some fun are a few.  Starting another tomorrow.  Thank you to all who have entrusted me to capture a special memory for them! "A Double Pr...

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Valentine's Day is next week!
How about an original piece of art for that special someone on Valentine's Day!?  Here are some possibilities:  ( click here to go to website and view or purchase )                

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#30 of 30!!!
I did it.......30 Paintings in 30 Days!!  This has been so much fun once again and I thank all of those who told me how much they looked forward to seeing what I did each day.  It really made me want to give you my best!  This last one is again a simple lit...

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#29 of 30!
Day 29.......I always like to take pictures of my paintings outside in the daylight as I think the colors look more true.  Today I stood in the SNOW to take this one, and it is 26 degrees outside here in Charlotte!  Only got a couple inches of snow, but her...

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#28 of 30!
Day 28........Isn't this an adorable little scene?  A friend kindly gave me permission to paint this photo  and I was so thrilled to get to test my fear of painting structures again.  I am so happy with the way it turned out and the fact that all the buildi...
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