Karen Lafferty first fell in love with color at the age of four while lying on her back in a pasture on the family farm. She can still describe how the colors of grass, sky and cloud awoke in her an interest in art that has grown stronger over the years. She won her first contest at the age of ten, even though the judges hung her painting upside down - an event which encouraged her to paint by her own rules and standards. A professional artist, photographer, vocalist and musician for 40 years, Karen now favors watercolor as her medium of creative expression. Thanks to the inspiration provided by the landscape surrounding her new home in the Coast Range of Oregon, art lovers can expect to see her producing a new and vibrant style of painting very soon...
Rob Lafferty is a freelance writer and website designer, and former editor of the Haleakala Times, an independent bi-weekly newspaper published on Maui. His political persuasion defies categorization, as does his personal philosophy. His resume notable only for his diversity of occupations over the years is too long to bother posting. He currently writes the National Affairs column for the Haleakala Times.
According to Lucienne de Naie, Rob is also an Ent... which may help explain why Rob and Karen now live well out in the Oregon woods. Excerpts and full samples of some of his published work are posted in the Moon Valley Library.
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