Karen Clegg

PRINTMAKER PROFILE

ARTIST STATEMENT

I am a professional Graphic Designer and musician, but have always had a love of print, particularly lino print. Following my cancer diagnosis in 2016 and during my recovery, I have rekindled my passion for lino design and other print techniques.

My designs have allowed my artistic expression to develop and helped my overall well-being. I have shown in Nottingham & Derbyshire galleries and continue to develop my creative skills and design ideas. This last year I have begun to create a series of lino and dry point portraits, contemporary and historically based on my own ancestry research, and the importance of connection with people close to me, something which has impacted all of our lives during the pandemic.

 

Winner of the People’s Choice Award (2019)

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SELECTED PRINTS

web Karen Clegg - Portrait Series - Contemporary - The Best Friends

Portrait Series – Contemporary – The Best Friends

by Karen Clegg

Linocut on Cotton Canvas Paper

web Karen Clegg - Portrait Series - Contemporary - The Painter

Portrait Series – Contemporary – The Painter

by Karen Clegg

Linocut on Cartridge

PREVIOUSLY SELECTED PRINTS

Fractured Earth - Urban 1

Fractured Earth – Urban 1

by Karen Clegg

Linocut on Handmade

Fractured Earth - Urban 2

Fractured Earth – Urban 2

by Karen Clegg

Linocut on Handmade

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Fractured Earth Series – Atomic – Offord Ness purpleblue

by Karen Clegg

Drypoint on Handmade Paper

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Fractured Earth Series – Cold War Nuclear

by Karen Clegg

Linocut on Cartridge

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Fractured Earth Series Cold War – ‘Violet Club and Cobra Mist – (Grey)’

by Karen Clegg

Drypoint and Lino on Linen laid paper

Invisible Within

Invisible Within

by Karen Clegg

Linocut – tri colour on Card

AWARD WINNER

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Shattered Skies Series – ‘War -Bleeding Through’

by Karen Clegg

Drypoint on Linen laid paper

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Spintered Seas Series – Currents

by Karen Clegg

Linocut on Cartridge