Karen Brooks is a hyper-intuitive self-taught painter and her extensive background in songwriting has transferred over to her love of narrative portraiture.
This Friday April 26, at 7pm Karen will be performing in the gallery, sharing songs related to her recent work and telling stories about her experiences in the music industry.
About the Artist:
Brooks is best known as a country music singer and songwriter who wrote a series of singles recorded by Emmylou Harris, Rosanne Cash, Patty Loveless, Tanya Tucker, Russell Smith, David Allen Coe, Crystal Gayle and Exile.
She won a Grammy for her contribution to the soundtrack for the Sesame Street movie, Follow That Bird, and sang a duet with Johnny Cash, titled, I Will Dance With You. She went on to record, Faking Love, with T. G. Sheppard, which was a number-1 hit for three weeks on the Billboard country chart in February 1983. She also had a number of Top 40 hits as a recording artist on Warner Bros. Records.
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April Gallery Hours
Thursday - Saturday 1-6pm and by appt. .
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