About Me

Karen E.J. Klein is an artist that loves to paint pets!   She was born in Pittsburgh, PA, but grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Karen knew from a young age that she loved to draw and paint.  It was something she was naturally good at.  Karen majored in art at California State University, Hayward and graduated in 1978. She has painted commissioned people portraits, botanical flowers and her favorite, pet portraits.  People have said that Karen’s pet portraits make them smile.  She is able to capture their expressive eyes and soft fur.  When you commission a portrait of your pet from Karen you are forever embraced by the happiness that only our beloved furry friends can give.