'An exceptional photograph is an artwork that exemplifies the photographer's feelings about the subject in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life and the ability one has to portray those feelings to the viewer.'
In the ever changing fast paced technological world we live in, Karen Wiles' images are like a wind blown breath of fresh air. An enchantment where one wants to visit and then remain...she has a special sense of place and vision that is present in her vividly bold works of art that demonstrates a love and appreciation of life. She has quickly become known as 'the artist with an eye,' for it is apparent she captures in photography what some may overlook. Wiles' vast background in art enhances the vision needed to place her photography within a unique aura of exceptional beauty. 'Her fine art remains in one's soul to long remember... the art feels REAL because the artist is REAL.'K.P. Los Angeles.
Her award winning images are displayed throughout the world and she has most recently added the world class Orient Express Hotels to the list art collectors who are now displaying her incredible images.
Her most recent awards are for the following works of art, 'The HAPPY MANATEE, WHEN a WOMAN DREAMS, DANIEL BOONE INN, and REACHING FOR HEAVEN.' Wiles won an award in April for 'EYE of REFLECTION' in the Wilmington Art Association Spring show as part of the Wilmington Azalea Festival, held North Carolina. This same image also won an award in March from the Photographic Society of America's (PSA EID) International Competitions.
Wiles 'JOY of the DANCE' was published by North Carolina's 'Our State' Magazine for their featured tarheel image.
'JOY of the DANCE' and 'CYPRESS WALTZ' were featured at the Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina as part of the Lower Cape Fear Exhibition and represented as part of the Cape Fear Camera Club. She presently has works displayed as part of the Federal Point Historical Society's Museum of archive images... 'CYPRESS WALTZ' won in the Fall Show of the Waccamaw Art Association in November.
She received First Place in the Waccamaw Art Association of South Carolina for her image 'On the Prowl,' and also received another award for the same image from the Photographic Society of America (PSA EID) National Division. She won the Pender Pines Competition held in Hampstead, North Carolina for her beautiful image 'Unveiling Life.'
'DAWN of NEW YEAR' was awarded in the WAA's Juried Spring Art Competition in Wilmington, North Carolina.
This print and others have won many art competitions in years passed. Karen's work is presently displayed in galleries, estates, banks, offices, hotels, spas, restaurants, wellness centers etc... and in homes throughout the world. Karen's favorite image at present is 'WHEN a WOMAN DREAMS' and her new 'MOON DANCE' is running a close second in people's choice. Karen's image entitled 'Dawn of New Year is probably her best known and biggest contest winner so far. There are no words necessary to embellish this photo. It speaks for itself.' L.S. Pueblo, CO. .This beautiful image may be one of Karen's favorites, but the most popular image no doubt remains the spellbinding 'Tranquility Below!'. All Fine Art includes Museum Quality Images Printed on Archival Paper, Metal, Canvas & Acrylic, offering Custom Frame & Matt choices for Home or Business Decor. Greeting Cards are also available with Your Custom Message printed inside and a 30 day no questions asked guarantee!