Artist, illustrator, and Matte Painter Karen Lorena Parker is a traditional and digital artist living in Vancouver Canada. Known for her versatility in style, from realism to abstract, she has worked on concept art, Film, TV as a compositor, and Matte Painter for the visual effects and short film industry. Her paintings are collected internationally and she exhibits annually in Vancouver Canada at Parker Street Studios.
A graduate of Vancouver Film School’s 3D animation and VFX, Think Tank Matte Painting Program, Graphic Design, and Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Alberta College of Art and Design, Karen has over 15 years of experience in design, marketing, print, and traditional fine art. With a focus on the art of storytelling in visual effects, Karen builds artistic and technical skill necessary to achieve an exquisite result and pushes students towards employment within a talented industry of artists.