Those Who Served: Karen Price
8 November 2021 - 8 December 2021
Artist(s): Karen Price
Location: Sam Merrifield Library
In commemoration of Remembrance Day on November 11, Those Who Served is an intimate exhibition of portrait paintings by local artist and arts mentor, Karen Price. Inspired by collections of sepia photographs and the accounts of family members, in addition to those of her friend’s relatives, Price invites viewers to reflect on the impact and significance of World War I and World War II on a generation of young people.
Karen Price is an artist and has lived in Moonee Valley for most of her life. She is involved in local arts groups, Painting Maribyrnong and Art Tribe, and also voluntarily facilitates the craft group at Arcadia Aged Care facility in Essendon. She works in a range of media including watercolour, acrylic, gouache (a water-based medium) and alcohol ink. She draws inspiration in her paintings from a variety of subjects including people, landscapes, historic houses, flora and still life.