Karen Horne’s paintings are known for their vibrant color, lush paint, and convincing sense of gesture. The great-granddaughter of Alice Merrill Horne, and daughter of landscape painter, Phyllis Horne, she was fortunate to grow up with art. Horne graduated from Yale, completing her MFA in painting at Indiana University. She then moved to Manhattan and worked at The Frick Collection.
During her dozen years living in NYC she painted the city’s “parade of life.” When she returned to SLC