Karen Spotts, In Plein Sight 2016

Karen Spotts_Canyon Flow

Canyon Flow by Karen Spotts

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Karen Spotts, Evergreen Colorado


Karen Spotts_Standing By

Standing By by Karen Spotts

Originally from Arizona, Karen Spotts is currently based in Evergreen, CO. She works mainly in pastels, and loves to paint the rocks, canyons and scenery of the Southwest, as well as vintage trucks and cars. She paints in vivid colors focusing on shapes, line and contrast.


Karen is active in pastel organizations including the Pastel Society of Colorado and New Mexico, Arizona Pastel Artists Association and Plein Air Artists of Colorado. She is also an associate member of Pastel Artists of America, and Women Artists of the West.


Karen Spotts_Chalk cliffs

Chalk Cliffs by Karen Spotts

For more information, visit www.Karenspotts.com.



About the author /

Michelle Poolet

PLAN Jeffco Board Member. Michelle Poolet is a relative new-comer to PLAN Jeffco, but not to the world of volunteer work. She has been on the Board of PLAN Jeffco since 2008, and in that time has worked hard to ensure the success of various PJ conferences and events. She is part of the PLAN Jeffco web content subcommittee, and liaisons between the PLAN Jeffco Board and the Open Space Advisory Committee. Her “day job” is as President and Chief Enterprise Architect of Mount Vernon Data Systems, a BBB A+ accredited database consulting company. Michelle lives on Lookout Mountain, in unincorporated JeffCo, with her best pal, TessaRose the collie, with whom she enjoys daily trekking in the forests.

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