Spinning Wool, 18"x24"


I fell in love with classical art decades ago, and the paintings and sculptures of the old masters continue to be the overriding influence on and inspiration for my work. I hope you enjoy visiting my site and that the experience, in some small way, brightens your day.

The Yellow Dress, 18"x24"

About Karen

Karen Warshal is a classical artist living and working in Baltimore City.  She has been the recipient of a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award and a finalist in the Art Renewal Center Salon, and her work has appeared in American Artist: Drawing.  She teaches “Portrait Drawing” and “Anatomy for Artists” at the Maryland Institute College of Art where she is sought after for her classical approach. She does portraits upon commission, and her paintings are represented in many private collections, mostly in the local area.

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Tours of Italy

Perspective Tours, LLC, offers tours of Italy ideally suited to lovers of art and culture. Join us on one of our many adventures and you’ll experience Italy through its artistic history and heritage.


Portraits available upon commission.


Fine Art Prints

High quality giclee prints of select paintings available.  All reproductions are made by Archival Arts, one of the finest printing houses in the country.

Art History Lectures

Learn about history’s greatest art and artists from the comfort of your own home.  Join me for a single lecture or an entire series.  Great art can enrich your mind and feed your soul.