As an intuitive artist, I am inspired by the colours, texture and juxtaposition of the urban and natural environments as they coexist. I also appreciate the beauty of aging elements - rust on metal, patina on copper - mixed with the vibrancy of the botanical world. Each of my works are layers of several paintings built onto the canvas like an excavation site, encouraging a closer look to see what lies beneath.
Originally from San Francisco, I currently live and create my art in Vancouver, British Columbia.
My art can be purchased at www.saatchiart.com/karenmarki.
Follow me on Instagram @markikaren.
"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time."