Artist Karen Fitzgerald

An example of fine art by Karen Fitzgerald

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The Artist Says:

I try to capture not only the scene but the essence of that particular scene inspiring me to paint what is before me. 

Other Artists Say:

"Creativity takes Courage" Henri Matisse


KAREN FITZGERALD lives and works in Newburyport, MA.  She was an art/photo teacher in the public schools for 28 years. "As far as I can remember, I always wanted to be an artist. I fell in love with the watercolor medium at an early age and although I have dabbled in many different media, it is still my medium of choice, my first love. Photography is a wonderful medium. It forces me to work with details, composition and the light/color in front of me.” 
Academic Artist Association 70th Annual National Exhibition of Traditional Realism, 2020, 2021
Philadelphia Watercolor Society International Works on Paper Anniversary Show, 2020
Marblehead Art Association, “Variations” Annual Regional Show, 2020, 2021
Second Place, NAWA, Washington DC, “Transparency” National Juried Show, 2019
Rhode Island Watercolor Society National Show, 2018, 2019, 2020
Honorable Mention, Rhode Island Watercolor Society “ Colorscapes” juried show, 2019
Connecticut Women Artists, Annual National Open Juried Exhibition, 2017, 2019
Cape Cod Art Center, International Juried Photography Online Exhibits, 2019, 2020
Dick Blick Materials Award II, North East Watercolor Society International Society, 2018
North East Annual International Watercolor Society’s Juried Shows, 2016, 2017, 2018
Third Place, Rhode Island Watercolor Society “Light and Shadow”, Juried Open show, 2018
Honorable Mention, Rockport Art Association, Photography, 2018
Honorable Mention, Professional, Watercolor, Topsfield Fair 2017, 2018 3rd place, 1993)
Plymouth Center of the Arts Annual Photography juried Spring Exhibit, 2018, 2020
Rhode Island Watercolor Society’s Open Juried and Member juried shows, 2017 thru 2019
NAWA/NAWAMA juried Shows, 2016-2021
Adirondacks National Juried Exhibition of American Watercolors, 2017
Acceptance into the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 120th Juried Open Show, New York, 2016
Juror’s Choice Award, Arlington Center of the Arts, All Watercolor juried show, 2015
First place, Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank Award for work in Photography, NAA juried, 2012
Newburyport Artist Association, Juried and member open shows 2009-2021
North East Watercolor Society, Signature member
Rhode Island Watercolor Society, Signature member
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