Press Release 2/27/19

(Kent, Connecticut) – Kent photographer, Karen Chase will be exhibiting her work in a show titled, A Collection of Stuff: Photographs Ranging from Insects to Ireland and a Lot of Stuff in Between, at the Kent Memorial Library beginning March 6 until April 30, 2019.

Mrs. Chase is an award-winning photographer, writer, poet and retired photojournalist whose articles and photographs have appeared in the Kent Good Times Dispatch, the Litchfield County Times, the LCT and Passport Magazines and the on-line newspaper KentTribune.com. Her photographs have also appeared in the Waterbury Republican, the Lakeville Journal and the New Milford Spectrum.

She has exhibited at the Gallery at Noble Horizons, the Northern Exposure Gallery, the former New Mil Bank in Kent, the Merwinsville Hotel, the Kent Memorial Library, N.M. Watson Wild Bird Supply, Kent Land Trust Annual Meeting, 2014 & 2015 and at the Trinity Church Gallery in Salisbury. Mrs. Chase is a member of Kent Art Association’s Board of Directors. She exhibits there on a regular basis where she has won numerous awards for her photography including most recently the People’s Choice Award at the 2018 KAA Photography show.

In November of 2015 she held a highly successful one-woman show at the Kent Art Association Gallery and her work has been included in three major photography exhibitions held in New York City, Miami and Paris. In July of 2014 five of her photographs were part of an innovative photography show that was displayed on the largest billboard in Times Square. In December of 2015 her photograph titled, ‘Winter Flood’ was included in the SCOPE Art Miami, Art Fair, one of the largest art fairs in the world and on July 13 of 2015 her photograph titled “White Jonquil” was included in a major international photography exhibit held at the Louvre Museum in Paris.

Of her approach to photography Mrs. Chase said, “I am primarily a Nature Photographer who enjoys photographing the things I find in my yard, but will photograph almost anything that finds it self in front of my camera.”

A sampling of Mrs. Chases’ photographs can be seen on her website, Natural Touch Photography, at kchasephotography.com and on her Facebook page: Karen A. Chase Photography

Please join us on Saturday afternoon, March 16 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. for a reception to meet the artist. It is free and open to the public. Please register. For more information, call 860-927-3761 or go to kentmemoriallibrary.