Montgomery Art Association

June Member Spotlight: Kara Allen

28 May 2022 9:23 AM | Kathleen Tynan (Administrator)

Lives in: Falls Church, Virginia


Social media: @klinallenart on Instagram, Tiktok, and Facebook. 

Media and subjects: Representational/figurative oil painting

Why you joined MAA: To be more involved in the local art scene. 

Something fun about you: I like to make costumes and use them for the subjects of my paintings.

Artist Biography: Kara Allen is a representational artist based in Northern Virginia. They have been making art since they could hold a pencil in their hands. They began using oils at age 14 when they attended the high school scholarship class at the Yellow Barn.

After high school they attended the Montgomery College arts program while working as a seamstress and costume designer. Currently they are a candidate in the Master Artist Program at The Compass Atelier. 

Please enjoy several of Kara's paintings:                                                                  



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