Artist Talk

Karen Boone will speak on making making healthy choices when creating art. Choices that are cleaner and less toxic for the artist, the art buyer, and the planet. Karen enjoys making my art supplies from clays and charred wood, using cruelty-free products like plant-based gesso, buying supplies from locally owned art stores like Preston’s Art Center or certified quarries, and experimenting with recycled surfaces. She connects her reasons for painting in this manner to her deep passion for the wilderness and the need to be kind to the earth. In this talk, she will speak on making art supplies, painting more freely, doing new sculpture work, hiking, backpacking, and more.


November 12th, 2022 10:30-11:30AM

Mary Anderson Center Gallery
Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality
101 St. Anthony Dr.
Mount Saint Francis, IN 47146

Meet The Artist

Karen Boone

Karen Boone was born and raised in Louisville, KY, and graduated from Sacred Heart Academy and UofL. She has a master’s degree from Basel School of Design Switzerland. Karen has worked as a graphic designer for Pentagram Design NY and San Francisco for many years, as well as for 2 years in Tokyo, Japan. She has had her own graphic design/fine art studio, Boone Design, for 25 years. Karen is a 3-time KY Derby Festival poster artist. She shares her studio and home with her partner, and adventurer, Rick Runyon, on 10 acres in Borden, Indiana.

Opening Reception
Friday, October 7th, 6-8 pm

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Artist Talk
Saturday, November 12th, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Gallery Dates Hours
Runs from October 7th – November 18th

Mon, Wed -11am – 2pm Fri 4pm-7pm

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