ARTIST XIII: Karen K. Redding

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No Mud, No Lotus Solo Exhibition

Photography:  Travels Through Humanity 

http://www.karenredding.com

Karen K Redding had her first photography show in 2008, and entered the field of photography with a professional mental health background.   She has worked as a clinical social worker and psychoanalyst with a private practice in Laguna Beach, California.  As an avid world traveler, her mental health background and meditation practice inspires a deep relationship to her subject and offers a reflective interpretation of what she sees.

Travels Through Humanity is the name of her growing body of photographic work, taken in remote places throughout the world.  It has received attention in several art exhibits in Southern California.  This work embraces the human landscape of diversity while also highlighting core values of people everywhere:  a need for connection, a quest for safety and sense of belonging, and an innate desire to be seen and accepted deeply.

This newest work, No Mud, No Lotus highlights photographic images from the Kingdom of Bhutan, a small country located entirely within the Himalaya mountain range, bordered by China in the north and India in the south.  Bhutan places its highest value on ‘gross national happiness,’ used to measure the collective happiness in a nation.

This body of work shows the many facets of happiness that grow from the daily practice of generosity, kindness, and compassion, and offers a glimpse of what peace looks like when we can meet ourselves and each other in a more kind and compassionate way.

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GALLERY de FOX presents CANVAS

canvas snapshot In an effort to provide opportunity and exposure to more artists and encourage all to use art as a form of therapy, GALLERY de FOX presents,

CANVAS: Call [for] Artists; [the] Nouveaux Variety Art Show.

HOW to ENTER VARIETY SHOW

I. PICK A SIZE  12 X 12 – $30    or      8 X 8 – $20

II. PAY ENTRY FEE & ADD NAME INTO CANVAS LOG  

Cash | Credit | No Refunds

[email gallerydefox@gmail.com to pay for, reserve and pick up your CANVAS entry; OR purchase at Art Walk; limited entries available.]

III. CREATE YOUR CANVAS, THEME = “Promote Peace USA”

IV. SUBMIT CANVAS No Later than deadline | No Exceptions

[Artists Notified if selected]

V. ATTEND JULY 1 ART WALK

> Must purchase canvas through GALLERY de FOX, and use said canvas as entry. All canvases are logged with a individual number into the CANVAS show log.

> Each canvas purchase includes entry fee into juried show, artists name on GALLERY de FOX website and possibly other social media outlets.

> Submitted entry must be related to theme in order to be considered.

> Submitted entry size must not exceed out more than 1/2 inch on each side.

> Maximum of 4 entries total per artist.

> Decision on where piece hangs in gallery is left to GALLERY de FOX.

> Decision to sell or NFS at Art Walk is up to artist.