Contemporary Painter

Vulnerability and Strength

After life changes in 2018, contemporary painter Karen Silve developed these highly personal paintings. She used figurative landscapes to express vulnerability and strength. You can read about them in her blog at


Vulnerability and Strength


Karen Silve “Transitions” opens May 4th, 2019
Calloway Fine Art and Consulting in Washington DC.
Here’s the Press Release.

Life changes create new ideas and new work. I had a lot of life changes in 2018. These works reflect those changes.
You can read my blog about it here.

Facing my fears has been a theme.
I faced my fear of claustrophobia going up in a small airplane over the mountains outside of my apartment in France.
You can read about it here.