In a nutshell, I wanted to be an illustrator when I started college. Instead, I ended up helping my parents run a business - and after losing both my mom and dad - I became the owner. My shop was in business for nearly 32 years, I recently closed up for good.


After 15+ years of not doing any art, in 2004 I started painting. I sold enough on eBay to build a studio in my back yard - then began using oils for the first time.


That lead to selling more paintings on eBay - then a year later I entered work in a gallery. A year later, I entered into another gallery, then another. Now I’m in

a comfortable place - doing larger works for those three galleries while I continue to paint small pieces that frequently auction on eBay.


I take my camera everywhere, paint from those photos - moments in time, people just doing their thing.


That’s about it. Thanks for your interest.

I do appreciate it.


  1. -Karin J


kjurick@mac.com



                            

 

My name is Karin Jurick.


I’ve got no college degrees because I quit when they forced me to take academic classes instead of art.

Favorite Color: it depends on the weather

Favorite Reading: I read newspapers and magazines.

Favorite Movies I watch over and over again: The Blues Brothers, Citizen Ruth, Basquiat , Little Miss Sunshine, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Lawrence of Arabia & The Big Lebowski.

Favorite Food: Greek & Mexican when I eat out.  M&M’s for chocolate.

Favorite Artists: Lucian Freud, Andrew Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth & Wayne Thiebaud

My current crushes:  Tony Bennett, David Muir, Jon Stewart & Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Favorite Music: top favorites are

Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, Van Morrison - I still like 70’s music,

Tony Bennett & Jim Croce.

Favorite TV: Seinfeld, Game of Thrones, The Leftovers, Drunk History

Favorite city:  Chicago

Favorite things to do: Be with my man and my dogs, paint, conquer the NY Times Sunday crossword puzzle and visit art museums.

Least favorite things to do:

Pay taxes, fly on airplanes, count calories.

stuff about me

my little studio

RIP Jack & Petey

home    still wet    currently available    art galleries    my blog    past paintings    special exhibitions  

100 Faces   stuff about me    published articles    FAQ     my iMovies    my artbooks    artists links   

Our dogs Zac & Joey

Their Blog