Karen Paquette

<p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><b>Artist Statement:</b></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><span style="line-height: 115%;">As a mixed-media artist usingpaint, collage and found objects, I like to explore dimensions of creativity inan intuitive way, giving context to universal concepts and archetypes.  Ienjoy experimenting until what I see has pleasing colors and composition.</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><span style="line-height: 115%;">By drawing on my lifelongexperience with ceramics, weaving, basket making, papermaking and painting, Icreate pieces of art with multilayer textural effect and design.</span><span style="line-height: 115%;">  </span><span style="line-height: 115%;">I invite you to look beneath the surface anddiscover the impression of mystery!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"> </p>