Karen Aschenbrenner, a Del Mar area painter has pursued many mediums but remains true to translucent watercolor and expressionistic abstract art on canvas.  Karen’s career in art began in the animation industry as a background artist and later continued in retail display as a Display Director for Los Angeles area department stores.

She draws inspiration from many contemporary artists, Helen Frankenthaler, Joan Mitchell and Larry Poons.  Karen’s art is colorful, uniquely expressionistic and original. She regularly exhibits artwork in many galleries in the San Diego area and has collectors nationwide and in Europe.