Karen Chan is an artist from Silver Spring, Maryland. She enjoys creating pieces using watercolor, oil and acrylic paints, and pencil. Although she has a public health background and currently holds a job in the healthcare field, she maintains her passion for art and can often be found working at a local art studio on weekends. She is influenced by her love of nature and particularly loves creating portraits and still lifes. She strives to create pieces that evoke a sense of appreciation in the seeming mundanity of the natural world.