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Karen Margaret Honaker Edit Profile

artist , painter

Karen Margaret Honaker, American artist, painter. Recipient 1st place Fine Arts Exhibit, San Jose, 1997, Open Juried Exbhn. Los Gatos (California) Museum, 1995, Best of Show award Watercolor Society Alabama, 1997, gold medal 30th Annual Fine Arts Open Company, Fremont, California, 1993.

Background

Honaker, Karen Margaret was born on April 21, 1955 in Columbus, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Edward David and Leona Georgia (Roth) Leonhard.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Nebraska, 1976.

Career

Graphic artist University Press University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1975-1976. Graphic artist Lee Printing, Jacksonville, Florida, 1977-1979. Owner Artistic Inventions, San Jose, California, since 1987.

Art director Naval War College Museum, Newport, Rhode Island, 1986-1987. Juror art computer Newport Museum, 1986, Cupertino (California) Fine Arts League, 1995, San Jose (California) School District, 1996.

Membership

Advisory board Career Closet, San Jose, since 1997. Member California Watercolor Association (signature member, area representative since 1996, merit award 1998), Allied Artists West (exhibition director since 1990), Alamo Danville Artists Association, Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, golf, traveling.

Connections

Married Warren Carl Honaker, May 21, 1977.

father:
Edward David Leonhard

mother:
Leona Georgia (Roth) Leonhard

spouse:
Warren Carl Honaker