Karen Young, is a nationally known artist in the stationery and gift industry. Her prolific collections of whimsical imagery and bold graphic prints are sold in specialty retailers. Karen has also been commissioned by private, non-profit, and entertainment figures. She started her company Loose Petals in San Francisco, when the cottage industry of wholesaling hand crafted art imerged. She is a classically trained artist and earned her Bachelorís Degree in art from Oregon State. Today she hand draws her creations digitally.
In 2011, Karen launched her collection of skylines. This special collection is made of American and international destinations inspired by and her own travels. Her artful destinations are unique imagery reminiscent of retro travel posters. Each skyline is created with a unique perspective and rich color palette. Karenís art has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens, Yoga Journal and popular trend and gift blogs.
Karen resides in Chicago where she loves being an artist and hopes to continue to create joy in other peoples lives through her artistry.