Karin Cohen



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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
18 days ago 
Not Old Enough by Karin Cohen
12 x 9
 
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janis tafoya 16 days ago
So cute!!

 
Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
Portrait of a Young Woman by Karin Cohen
16 x 12
 
 

 
Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
11 months ago 
Soaking Up the Sun in Crofter's Window by Karin Cohen
12 x 18
 
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janis tafoya 8 months ago
lovely
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
11 months ago 
Red Canoe by Karin Cohen
Oil 24 x 30
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
Red Balloon by Karin Cohen
24 x 18
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
14 months ago 
Red Fox Portrait by Karin Cohen
Oil 18 x 12
 
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Danielle Piloto 13 months ago
Love the eyes
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Holly Bean 5 months ago
he's beautiful!
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
14 months ago 
Nineteenth Century Schooner ~ Effie Simmons by Karin Cohen
Oil 20 x 16
 
 

 
Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
15 months ago 
Inquisitive by Karin Cohen
9 x 12
 
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Tina Quave 8 months ago
I love cows too!! great job
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
16 months ago 
Madeline's Best Friend by Karin Cohen
Oil 11 x 14
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
17 months ago 
"Hara" ~ A Staffordshire Bull Terrier by Karin Cohen
20 x 16
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
17 months ago 
"Loki" ~ Welsh Corgi (Commissioned Portrait) by Karin Cohen
14 x 18
 
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Tina Quave 8 months ago
I have a corgi too! what a cutie
Tina Quave 8 months ago
my corgi's name is Bailey
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
17 months ago 
Anna's Hummingbird by Karin Cohen
Oil 9 x 12
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
17 months ago 
Sea Turtle (Untitled) by Karin Cohen
Oil 9 x 12
 
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Anna Stoyanova 15 months ago
perfect!
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Tina Quave 8 months ago
ok Karin, I love sea turtles too, I from the gulf coast and am partial to sea critters
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
17 months ago 
'Lobstah' by Karin Cohen
24 x 20
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
17 months ago 
Love, Lola... by Karin Cohen
24 x 36
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
17 months ago 
George ~ Persian Cat Portrait by Karin Cohen
12 x 16
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
17 months ago 
Commissioned Portrait ~ Luna by Karin Cohen
Oil 14 x 18
 
Under Construction...check back soon!
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
17 months ago 
Graceful Malevolence by Karin Cohen
15 x 11
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
18 months ago 
Wait For It by Karin Cohen
11 x 14
 
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Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
19 months ago 
Portrait - Artist's Family by Karin Cohen
Oil 9 x 12
 
 

 
Karin Cohen Posted Artwork 
19 months ago 
Commissioned Portrait - Bobbie and Mike by Karin Cohen
Oil 9 x 12
 
 

 



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SACAP ~ Southern Aroostook Cultural Arts Project
Houlton, ME -


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Biography
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."
- Pablo Picasso
 
Despite having a strong interest in art when I was young, I did not pursue a career in art until I was in my late 20’s…when I had the opportunity to have my acrylic paintings & painted furniture available for sale, in what was my then husband’s family antique business... located along the Route 6A on Cape Cod (aka 'Antiques Alley'). I decided to try to paint with oils, after seeing some examples of some antique marine oil paintings that were hanging in our shop, and I tried to replicate the style of schooners and frigates using my own interpretation of the ship's sails and hulls in photos...to which I would add my own ocean and sky backgrounds. When I was happy with the results, I began offering them for sale as reproductions in the antique shop, as well as at auction houses on Cape Cod and the islands of Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard.
 Once I acquired the basics, taking an introduction to oil painting at the Cape Cod Conservatory, it quickly became my favorite medium. I loved the freedom that oils allowed, because of the longer drying time that they afforded me.  I found that this gave me the ability to mix colors much better than I could with acrylic paints...and also the chance to 'play' and experiment more with color. After painting a number of renderings of some 19th-Century Sailing Vessels using oils, I decided that I wanted to try doing portraits as well as other subjects...since living on Cape Cod, there was so much inspiration to be found right around me. With expanding the scope of my work to include painting portraits, and especially with the addition of commissioned work, I felt as if [...]

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