45.5″ x 25.5″
Gallery Affiliation: Sharon Weiss Gallery
Karen Rumora is a professional artist and designer who specializes in landscape oil and encaustic paintings. She confounded the design consulting company RumoraStudios with her husband Matt in 2012. Rumora has a degree in Industrial Design form The Ohio State University and has been designing environments and painting for nearly 30 years.
Karen’s award-winning landscapes and pet portraitures are part of many private and public collections. She was recently awarded art commissions for the newly renovated Lima Memorial Hospital and also the award winning retail space, PIRCH. Rumora was also the feature artist for the 2009 Much Love’s Animal Rescue “Howlywood” Fundraiser in Hollywood, California. She has participated in many activities for local charities and was The New Albany Symphony’s Feature Artist for 2009 and 2015.
Karen is inspired during her excursions hiking and cycling through the rural Ohio countryside. She merges realism with abstraction by shifting and intensifying colors, simplifying form and creating a stillness verging on surreal; engaging past memories with future visions.