Karen Veal Is
Painting From Her Heart
By Meredith Hunter
Karen Veal was born an artist. The type of artist who likes to work with a variety of mediums. The type of artist who likes to help others discover their creative side and believes all art is beautiful if painted from the heart.
“As long as I can remember, I’ve always been an artist,” said Karen. Raised in Newell, West Virginia, a small town with a one-stop light and a population under 1,500, she grew up exploring the banks of the Ohio River with her five older siblings. Newell is the home of the Homer Laughlin China Company, makers of the well-known Fiestaware, and Karen’s mother, sisters and many other family members work or worked there as potters. (Continue reading)