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Karen Marston
"Ebbing Reef" Corals, Large Scale Contemporary Seascape Oil Painting (deep blue)

2019

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60"x144" large scale painting, oil on canvas, created on two joined canvases. The deep blue palette gives a sense of underwater space in this grand depiction of coral reefs. Artist, Karen Marston presents this endangered species in a grand scale to show its beauty and importance to our environment. Karen Marston is a painter living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been seen in a number of solo exhibitions in New York City. In addition to her 2018 show Harbingers, at the Owen James Gallery in Soho, other recent solos include: 2017’s To Embrace the Whole Sky with the Mind, at Station Independent Projects on the Lower East Side, Demeter’s Wrath in 2016 at the Owen James Gallery and Storm Watch, New Paintings in 2012 at Storefront Bushwick, in addition to earlier solo exhibitions at Dam Stuhltrager Gallery, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery and the Taller Broicua Gallery at the Julia de Brugos Cultural Center. Marston’s work was featured in Vital Force: Water Essential, presented by Front Room Gallery on the Lower Eastside in NYC. Highlights of other recent group exhibitions include: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?, curated by Stephen Mallon at Walnut Hill Fine Art in Hudson, NY, TV Guide, curated by Jennifer & Kevin McCoy + Jennifer Dalton and Coral Projects, curated by Vanessa Albury + Tamara Weg, both at SPRING/BREAK Art Show NYC, Disquieting Vicinities at the Owen James Gallery, Elements, a two person exhibition at Station Independent Projects, Passing Left curated by The Dorado Project for the Buggy Factory, and Vapors and Squalls, or Mediums, at Centotto in Bushwick, and Fluid at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center. Marston also served as President of the Board of Trustees of NURTUREart Non-Profit for over ten years, where she was instrumental in the opening of the NURTUREart Gallery in Brooklyn, project managed the development of the online Registry for Artists and Curators, and hosted eleven seasons of Muse Fuse, an informal monthly art salon with many notable guest speakers from the forefront of the art world. Originally from California, she earned her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and participated in the A.I.C.A. New York Studio Program.
  • Creator:
    Karen Marston
  • Creation Year:
    2019
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 60 in (152.4 cm)Width: 144 in (365.76 cm)
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    Framing Options Available
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  • Gallery Location:
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU69210051382
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