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Island Gallery West presents Karen Beach May’s Featured Artist
May 1 : 10:00 am - May 31 : 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2021
Who hasn’t been dreaming of travel these days? The Pandemic has upended our plans for
vacations abroad. Until we are free to move freely about the world, Karen is revisiting her past
adventures in paintings from some of her favorite places.
“They say if you write about your experiences in a journal, you re-live those times, and fine-tune
your memories. I feel the same way when I make a painting inspired by photos I’ve taken while
traveling. Whether it’s the islands in the Caribbean, France, Italy, Thailand or Africa . . . I hope to
transport you to that place and share the experience.”Come in to meet the artist in person, Thursday, May 20 — from 10 am to 5 pm.
There will be a Facebook Live interview with Karen on Friday, May 7 at 5:00 pm.
Tune in to hear about her inspiration, her paintings and for a preview of these beautiful
Island West Gallery is located at 5368 Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach, Trolley Stop 15,
on Anna Maria Island. Gallery hours are 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesday through Sunday.
Visit www.islandgallerywest.com or call 941-778-6648 for updates about the art and
30 member artists of the gallery. Per county and city regulations, masks are required.