Welcome to my website! From here you can click on the other topics under the "heading" and learn about my Art Shows, see some of my Artworks, read my Biography, see my Contact information, and look at postings in the Archives, under Karen West talks about art. In the blogs to the bottom right, July, 2010 I listed my upcoming art shows.  In September, 2010 I talked about my preparations. December, 2010, I talked about doing new paintings. March, 2011, I reviewed Art in the Park and Art Trails 2010. July 18, 2011, I talked about painting in the summer at the studio and some new paintings I've started! September, 2011, I talked about Art in the Park and about ARTrails 2011. I also told about my vision problem caused by Myasthenia Gravis. June 16, 2012, I talked about my new paintings and the effects of recent eye surgery and Myasthenia Gravis . August 13, 2013, I talked about my art work and progress with my eyes. September 2014, I wrote about two new paintings, "Harvest is Near" and "Vienna in the Rain." I also was doing giclee prints on canvas and giclee prints on paper. I told about having a detached retina surgery on July 3 and the recovery. August 2016, About the 59th Annual Art in the Park. 30 artists will show Fine art or Fine Crafts at Walnut Park, at the corner of D Street and Petaluma Blvd. South. Karen's booth is the first on the right at the corner.