Karen Foley was born, and raised in Townsville, North Queensland. Recognition of her artistic talent has inevitably led to a career as a respected artist. Karen has developed a trademark in painting her favorite subject. flowers. Her life in the tropics is obvious as her art reflects many recognizable flowers. She enjoys keeping her art in tune with current trends. ""While applying a realistic look, I enjoy coordinating colour to make the flowers even more beautiful and interesting on canvas."" Galleries throughout Australia showcase her art, and in celebrating the year 2000, prints of her paintings have now been published and distributed worldwide. ""My wish is for you to enjoy the paintings, as much as I have enjoyed creating them"".