KJ Calhoun's Art

Expressing the beauty of Nature....

About KJ Calhoun's Art: Portfolio, Payments, & Policies

KJ Calhoun's Art is a registered small business in the state of Texas

Artist Karen Calhoun has a background and university degree in Fine Arts and Art in Architecture, has operated two successful small businesses in interior design, and has more than twenty years experience with the studio arts. Her favorite subjects are drawn from the natural world and from the Bible. Favorite media are oils and acrylics, and she also has talent with fabric arts and digital photography. She lives in Texas with her husband.

MY RESUME

  1. BA: Studio Arts, and History of Art and Architecture; University of Pittsburgh
  2. Successful businesses in Interior Design and Decoration in Madison WI, and Pittsburgh, PA
  3. Twenty-five years of experience in oil and acrylic painting

MY PORTFOLIO

  1. Original Artworks as depicted on our website
  2. Artist-quality print reproductions (giclée) of my original artwork
  3. NEW!  Notecards from any of our original artwork
  4. Custom artwork created on commission. If you are interested in a commissioned piece, call or email and let me know what you want.

COMMISSIONED WORK

Artwork can be created on commission. I can work from photos, your sketch, or even your idea! Size, media, fundamental color themes, and other details can be discussed by phone or email. For commissioned work, I require a 50% deposit on commissioning, and the balance due on delivery.

 

If you are interested in commissioning a piece, or just need more information, you may contact me by email (karen@kjcalhounsart.com) or phone (281-339-3686).

PAYMENT INFORMATION

I accept personal checks for your convenience!  If you are local, I accept cash.  I also now can accept credit card payments.

 

If you pay by cash, or credit card, your order will be processed immediately. If you pay by personal check, your order will be processed 5 business days after we receive your check. I look forward to doing business with you.

PRIVACY POLICIES

Contact information including email address, telephone number, address, etc. which is provided by the user is used solely for the purpose of completing the order. This includes information pertaining to gift recipients. Any other information, including bank routing numbers, is used solely to bill the customer for their order. We do not keep your personal financial information in our records.

CONTACT

Contact me at karen@kjcalhounsart.com, phone 281-339-3686, or by using the Contact Us page

AWARDS

**Karen's work has been published in the new art archive book: 100 Years of Galveston Art available through Galveston Art League **

**GALVESTON ART LEAGUE SPRING 2014 JURIED ART SHOW**

All three of Karen's submissions were accepted into the Spring Juried SHow at the Galveston Art League. She won a first place in OIL for AT REST, depicting fishing boats in a bayou after a long day at sea. Her still life AN APPLE A DAY won an Honorable Mention. Here are the pictures from the show and awards ceremony.

 

 

Karen First Place Karen Monorable Mention Karen Award Ceremony

 

 

** TEXAS CITY SPRING 2014 JURIED ART SHOW**

Karen placed three submissions into the April 2013 Texas City Spring Juried Art Show, and won Honorable Mention for "TRANQUILITY".  See TRANQUILITY (L-112) in Land and Sea.  Here are pictures of the Texas City Event!

 

 

Karen Honorable Mention Karen Awardee Karen Other Work

 

 

 

 

** FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: GALVESTON ART LEAGUE MARCH 2012**

 

Karen was Featured Artist of the Month in March 2012 at the Galveston Art League.  Here are some pictures from the Art Walk and reception in her honor!

 

 

Karen Featured Karen and Water Lillies

 

 

 

Karen's art has won several awards. Her "SERENITY" work (Land & Sea, L-101) was selected as an inaugural addition to The Woodlands High School Art Trust.

 

In September 2011, her Still Life "ORANGE AND GRAPES", S-104, received second place in the Fall Galveston Art League juried exhibition.

 

 

Award O&G and Karen O&G and Karen

EXCLUSIVE SHOWS

Karen was recently featured at Tommy's Restaurant and Oyster Bar in Clear Lake. This exclusive show exhibited more than 25 of her most appealing works. This picture was taken at Tommy's, featuring the lovely "WATER LILLIES" from the Flora collection.

 

Karen at Tommys