Karen Hollowell

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Blues

04/01/13    Community Articles

The Afterlife of a Guitar.

The journey of finding broken guitars and giving them a new life as fine art. Thus revealing their relationship with the player. Some guitars relationships are similar to a romance. Some are played as a machine. And some are just as an background environmental...

04/28/11    Community Articles

Jazz Art Grand Prize

Karen Hollowell's jazz paintings have won the 2nd annual Creative Allies/ReadyMade Magazine art contest for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage foundation.

09/20/10    Community Articles

The Economic Meltdown Blues

“When you ain’t got no money, you got the blues. When you ain’t got no money to pay the rent, you still got the blues. When you ain’t got no money to pay the rent or buy food, you damn sure got the blues.” Howlin’ Wolf, 1966 What is it about blues...

04/26/10    Community Articles

Just in time for New Orleans Jazz fest

Just in time for the New Orleans Jazz fest. I have moved my jazz paintings to Greg Creason Studio in the French Quarter. I will continue to be also represented at Steve Martin Fine. art in the Warehouse district.

09/30/09    Community Articles

"Jazz It Up!"

Jazz is an international language that people from all walks of life can understand. As a celebration of the world soon congregating in Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics, fine artist Karen Hollowell and Capones Restaurant and Jazz Club are teaming up...

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03/18/09    Community Articles

The parallel between creating a song and a jazz painting.

This is the write-up on how I build a jazz painting like a musician builds a song. Musicians seem to like the music experience described from this different perspective.

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About Karen Hollowell

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Karen Hollowell graduated with a B.F.A. from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. Her blues series ran as a solo exhibition at The Delta Blues Museum-- home of the legendary "crossroads" in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Her paintings hang in private collections throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Most recently she is having an exhibit of her Jazz paintings in New Orleans at the VIntage 329 gallery at 329 Royal St.

www.karenhollowell.com

Karen Hollowell joined the JazzTimes community on Mar 18, 2009