We are pleased to announce that Karen Tighe will be our presenter for our October Meeting:
Sunday, October 6, 2019
From 2:30 to 4:30 pm
Livingston Senior / Community Center
204 Hillside Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
Karen Tighe PSA is a nationally recognized artist residing in Succasunna, NJ painting primarily in pastels. Before returning to painting full time, she previously had a career as a graphic designer in the toy industry. She holds a BA in Early Childhood Education as well as a BFA in Design from William Paterson University.
Recently Karen achieved Master Circle status with IAPS (International Association of Pastel Societies) In addition to reaching Signature Artist stature in the Pastel Society of America, Karen is also a Signature Inaugural member of the Pastel Society of New Jersey and a juried member of the Degas Pastel Society, and a member of the Connecticut Pastel Society. She is currently on the Executive Board of the Art Association in Roxbury and previously was a board member for the PSNJ.
While exhibiting her work in many statewide and national shows, Karen has recently won awards in the following shows: The Pastel Society of America 42nd Annual Exhibition Enduring Brilliance at the National Arts Club in Gramercy Park, The Degas Pastel Society 15th Biennial Exhibit, The Connecticut Pastel Society 26st Annual Renaissance Exhibit, and several Best in Show awards at PSNJ Annual exhibits.
Karen currently works of her studio at Artspace Studio and Gallery in Morristown, NJ. For a complete list of events and more of her work, please visit www.karentighestudio.com