About the Artist
Karlene McConnell was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts but has spent the majority of her life as a Floridian. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education from the University of Central Florida, she worked as a Special Education Art Teacher for several years and then Curator/Educator for the Ormond Memorial Art Museum in Ormond Beach, FL. She now paints full time in her studio.
Karlene has exhibited her work for over 30 years in several galleries and art museums throughout the United States. She is a member of the National Association of Women Artists, a group that regularly exhibits work in venues in New York City and throughout the states. Her work has most recently been exhibited in a group show at the Harlem School for the Arts with NAWA and at AQUA Art Miami with the Projects Gallery. Her artwork is included in the collections of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Security First Insurance, Florida Hospital/Advent Health and that of several private collectors.
Past Exhibitions at Arts on Douglas:
New Artists Exhibition
January 25 - February 23, 2019
In the feature gallery