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    Kareso Studio

    Business Hours: Open Tues - Thurs 1:00-5:00pm and Friday and Sunday by appointment.

    Kareso Studio Acclaimed Virgin Island’s  artist Karen Samuel showcases her island-style folk art in a variety of mediums at her new gallery and gift shop Kareso Studio, located at Estate Eden, on the Coral Bay side of St.John.  The studio is filled with the artist’s original prints, paintings, tapestries, quilts, crafts, homemade preserves, local drinks and one of a kind hand made fashion line. In her fine art, Samuel utilizes a variety of media, including oils, graphite, pastels, and watercolor, to render the landscape and culture of her native home. Her work is found in several local, regional, and international collections and available for purchase at Kareso Studio, Bajo el Sol Gallery in Mongoose Junction, and That’s the Spirit, at Tortola’s Pier Park. She is the recipient of the Governor’s Excellence in the Arts award; the territory’s highest award for artists. Get an insider view of Virgin Island’s artist Karen Samuel in this indepth article about how she incorporates the culture of her native home of St. John into everything she creates. “I feel responsible to represent and promote the culture and traditions of St. John from an insider’s perspective.” Karen Samuel    Open Tuesday – Thursday 1:00-5:00pm and Friday and Sunday by appointment. Available for commissioned work. Meet Karen Samuel of Kareso Studio