karen bloomfield

Karen Bloomfield

Karen Bloomfield burst onto the art scene in her 40’s & has been steadily gaining national recognition since.

Working from the NSW Central Coast surrounded by nature, Karen’s work deals with the detail in
the hidden moment. Early loss & challenge coupled with experience in the built environment imbued the Artist with a fascination for emotion & connection. It is these qualities that permeate even her most industrial subjects.
Represented in VIC & the ACT, Karen’s work is frequently selected to national competitions & exhibitions; collected privately & internationally; exhibited in solo & joint shows in NSW & VIC, and by commission.

Artist Statement

I believe that my role as an artist is to capture & preserve society in this very moment & to garnish this captured moment with my own filters, wit, emotions & beliefs.

It is in this way I share my vision of how I perceive that simple, mundane, ugly & unexpected things may be viewed to be beautiful or, at the very least, engaging. It is my desire to encourage the growth that comes from seeing more than one viewpoint – in everything.

To me, an emotional response from my audience, be it nostalgia, love, discomfort or joy, is my benchmark for how successfully I have empathised with & represented my subject.

pre-dawn hum

pre-dawn hum

oil on canvas

$5,000 AUD
102 x 102cm
stevedores

stevedores

oil on canvas

$5,900 AUD
122 x 122cm

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