Karen A. Storch-Hudson
(Paintings are signed with initials kash and are usually hidden, but not always!!)

Buttercup of Barking Bull Studio

My work history reads like a vocation test. I have taught school in inner-city Detroit schools, worked as a mate/cook aboard large private yachts, managed a motel, been a hostess in several clubs and restaurants, worked for Riva Yachts in Palm Beach, sold advertising, had my own import store, been a 911 operator for the West Palm Beach P.D., was a field-coordinator for a national home building corporation, worked for a contractor building mansions on the ocean, (Whew!!) worked as a project manager for a sign co., was a receptionist at a large law firm, managed a furniture store, worked for another construction company and then a cabinet components place etc..etc…and am presently working for the city of West Palm Beach. (No, I did not include every job I’ve ever had, and I am not 92.)

EXHIBITION HISTORY
1988 Hortt Exhibition, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Judge: William S. Lieberman, Chairman of 20th Century Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
1988 North Palm Beach Art Society Gallery at Crystal Tree
1989 Lighthouse Gallery, Tequesta, FL (North Palm Beach Art Society)
1990 Hortt Exhibition, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Judge: Ellen O’Donnell Rankin, Director of the Aldrich Museum of
Contemporary Art in Ridgefield, Connecticut
1990 Borchardt Galleries at The Harbor in Palm Beach Gardens
1991 Hortt Exhibition, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Judge: Holly Solomon, Owner of Holly Solomon Gallery, NY
1991 Worth Avenue Interiors, Inc. in the Via Bice, Palm Beach
1991 Galeria Alexander at the Atlantic Plaza, Delray Beach
1992 Gallery de Rene at the Atlantic Plaza, Delray Beach
1994 Salon des Refuses, Broward Art Guild
Judge: Wendy Blazier, Executive Director
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
1995 By the Bay, Harbor Springs, MI
1997 North County Art Association, Jupiter, FL
1998 Salon des Refuses, Broward Art Guild, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Judge: Amy Rosenblum, Assistant Curator, Miami Art Museum
2002 Indian River County Courthouse-Public Art, Vero Beach , FL
Sponsored by the Cultural Council of Indian River County
2006 Northern Exposure presented by NCAA, Lighthouse Gallery, Tequesta, FL
2007 D'Art for Art presented by the Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Tequesta, FL
2008 PGA Spa Exhibition, presented by First Light Gallery of Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
2010 A Dog-Gone Art Show!  at Lighthouse Art Center, Jupiter, FL
Woman over a barrel on waterfall

JUDGE

1/18/06      Guest Judge for LLWC Art Show, West Palm Beach Gardens, FL


Artichoke tree by Karen Hudson
COLLECTORS

Dr. & Mrs. Carl Schenholm  •  Sedona, AZ

Mr. & Mrs. Erick & Andra Mott  •  Burlingame, California
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Wilde  •  San Francisco, California

Mr. Sandy Sandholtzer  •  Boca Raton, Florida
Mr. & Mrs. Frederick Devitt  •  Delray Beach, Florida
Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Norris  •  Ellenton, Florida
Mrs. W. Cottingham Allen  •  Gulf Stream, Florida
Mr. & Mrs. Kel Moseley  •  Jupiter, Florida
Ms. Alexandra Zambos  •  Jupiter, Florida
Mr. & Mrs. Marc Werner  •  Lake Worth, Florida
Mr. & Mrs. Martin & Pat Witzman  •  Lake Worth, Florida
Capt. & Mrs. Girard & Shirley Foster  •  North Palm Beach, Florida
Mr. & Mrs. Tom & Doreen Hogan  •  North Palm Beach, Florida
Ms. Joan Regan  •  North Palm Beach, Florida
Ms. Laura Ray  •  Orlando, Florida
Ms. Kelly Caruso  •  Orlando, Florida
Mrs. Janet Desjardins  •  Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Capt. Don Ewer  •  Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Mrs. Karen Frein  •  Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Mr. & Mrs. Steve & Melanie Garcia  •  Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Mr. James R. Grinney  •  Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Mrs. Sybil Michelson  •  Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Mr. Paul Parmley  •  Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Mrs Tanya St. John  •  Palm Beach Gardens
Ms. Shelly Heffner  •  Royal Palm Beach, Florida
Mr. & Mrs. Rick & Sharon Morgan  •  Vero Beach, Florida
Ms. Tracy Heffner  •  West Palm Beach, Florida

Mr. & Mrs. Bunny & Joann Kirby  •  Berlin, Maryland
Mr. & Mrs. Ben & Faithy Psillas  •  Kensington, Maryland
Mr. & Mrs. Patrick & Dayle Kirby  •  Lutherville, Maryland

Mr. & Mrs. Philip M. Michelson  •  Boston, Massachusetts

Mr. & Mrs. George McCutcheon  •  Geylord, Michigan
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur & Helen Storch  •  Gaylord, Michigan
Ms. Diana Storch  •  Grand Blanc, Michigan
Ms. Kimberly Ibister  •  Grand Blanc, Michigan
Mr. Dan Renstrom  •  Kalamazoo, Michigan
Dr. & Mrs. Peter Renstrom  •  Kalamazoo, Michigan
Drs. Stanley & Helenan Robin  •  Kalamazoo, Michigan

Mr. & Mrs. Don & Brnie Muschlitz  •  Gahana, Ohio

Capt. Jon Casanova  •  Beaufort, South Carolina
Mr. & Mrs. Bill L& Mina Jazzo  •  Littlle River, South Carolina

Ms. Grace Carpenter  •  Greenback, Tennessee
Mr. & Mrs. Gene & Vondalee Mott  •  Greenville, Tennessee

Ms. Catherine Yule  •  Tyler, Texas

Ms. Jessica Ravitsky  •  Seattle, Washington

Mr. & Mrs. Tom & Isabel Ridgway  •  Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada
Drs. Mark & Peri Ridgway  •  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mr. & Mrs. Brian & Linda Ridgway  •  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ms. Diane Seagram  •  Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mr. & Mrs. Franco Busoni  •  Villaggio D.Pini, Usmate, Italy


   
EDUCATION

I attended grade school and high school in Mt. Clemens, Michigan and college at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. I have also taken numerous special interest courses throughout the years and continue to do so.

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