Karen is currently artist in residence at the Warrnambool Base Emergency Department along with printmaker Andrea Radley and painter/sculptor Gareth Colliton as part of EmbedED. Images show Karen "embroidering" a tattoo on to the arm of Andrea Radley. Look out for the EmbedED show at Scope Gallery, Warrnambool November 2014.
Flora non Evidens is currently showing at Central Goldfields Gallery, Maryborough, Vic from March 15th to April 20th.
Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, July 12 - Aug 24th, 2014
Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton, NSW Aug 28 - October 19th, 2014
Woolongong Regional Gallery, 2015 & Noosa Regional Gallery 2015.
Karen Richards is an awarding winning Australian textile artist. Situated at the end of the Great Ocean Rd, Karen produces embroidery in a range of styles from her lavish narrative pieces noted for their dark humor to her more recent fine lace sculptures and banners. Karen is an RMIT Textile Design (Weave) graduate, a member of Hurrah! and teaches in the Centre for creative Arts at South West TAFE.