Karina is a contemporary artist specializing in large scale figurative and abstract drawings. She holds degrees in both Fine Art and Women's & Gender Studies from William’s College. She is passionate about art education and encouraging others to explore their creative development. Her multiple backgrounds in design, fencing, and swing dancing lends her a unique ability to communicate about the nature of creativity and how to tap into various artistic skillsets. Once a bartender, she believes drinking and art making go hand in hand, especially for beginners so they can relax and enjoy the creative process.