Bow Arts Open Studios

Bow Open Studios 2015 Opening Hours: Friday 19 June 6-9pm Saturday 20 June 1-5pm Address: Bow Arts, 183 Bow Road, Bow, London, E3 2SJ (my studio is Block E) I’m currently busy making some new work ready for the Bow Arts Open Studios event, where I’ll be opening up my studio along with 150 other artists. I’ve not long been at the studio and have been working hard to build up the space. This will be my first year taking part in... Read More

Film documentary

I was asked by an MA student Andrei Koscina from UEL (University of East London) to be part of a documentary he was filming looking at the lives of artists. Andrei filmed myself and fellow studio mate Ellen Tovey in our studio. Here’s what he made: Film Credits: Directed by Andrei Koscina. Production assistant Luciano Schemedecke. Featuring Karen Le Roy Harris & Ellen Tovey. Soundtrack: Genesis, written by David Michael/Lee Pomeroy, published... Read More

Muse – The Past Unravels: behind the scenes and bringing fashion to life

VINTAGE EVENING OF ART AND FASHION THURSDAY 25 OCTOBER, 6.30-9PM, JERSEY MUSEUM ARTIST TALK 7PM – Take a look behind the scenes of The Past Unravels at Jersey Museum. Artist Karen Le Roy Harris will give a talk about about her work and inspirations. Then take a look around the fabulous exhibition with Karen at hand for any questions. VINTAGE EXTRAVAGANZA WITH PRETTY VACANT – Visit the pop-up vintage store provided by Pretty Vacant and... Read More

Artist Talk – Karen Le Roy Harris

Thursday 17th May at 12.10-12.30, at the Jersey Arts Centre, Maria Ritchie Room. Come along to a free talk I’ll be giving at the the Jersey Arts Centre. I’ll be talking about my artistic practice –  the process I use, my thought process and the ideas behind the work including some of my  artist influences. I’ll also talk about my current exhibition ‘The Past Unravels’ at the Jersey Museum and the inspirations... Read More

Less writing more drawing please!

I’ve seem to have spent the last month or more writing rather then drawing. With several proposals on the go and working on this new website –  all important things to be doing, but also I can’t wait to get drawing. Juggling so many things in life in order to be an artist can at times leave you with little time to be just that. Anyway, I must be patient and let the ideas bubble in my brain – soon I will be able to satisfy... Read More

Welcome to my new site

Just a little note to say welcome to my new site and Happy New Year. This has been on the ‘to do’ list for a very long time and finally here it is. Those days off over Christmas came in handy to get some last bits together. I’ve also set up a Facebook page if you want to follow me on here too. Well I hope you enjoy browsing the site, majority of the work is for sale – so get in touch if you want to know any more details about... Read More

Artist in residence, La Hougue Bie, 2009

I spent several months working on my drawings at La Hougue Bie in Jersey in the summer 2009 . La Hougue Bie is a Neolithic site managed by Jersey Heritage. At the site their is a Medieval chapel on top of a mound with a passage grave running through it. A peaceful location to work and set in beautiful grounds with picnic areas. In the room where I worked there was an exhibition of Hautlieu school students artwork. During my months there members... Read More

Being an artist and being offended

I had a run in with someone from school, not so long ago and proceeded to be offended by the conversation that followed. The person asked for advice about exhibiting work and how to promote yourself, reeling off lots of possibilities, it dawned on me how much as artists we do and just how proactive you must be; an entrepreneur in a sense. The conversation also revealed just how clueless some people can be. We went on to talk about technique and university,... Read More