Putting Beauty on a Pedestal, 42" x 60", oil on canvas.

Eye of the Beholder, 48" x 48", oil on canvas.

Copyright Charles Frederick Karp - Fine Art. All Rights Reserved.

I'm pleased to announce that the American Academy in Rome has selected me as a Visiting Artist for a six week residency at the Academy in Rome.


During my stay I plan to immerse myself in Rome's architecture, arts and people, and to learn from the accomplished group of scholars and artists that will be sharing the experience with me. 

The American Academy in Rome is dedicated to bringing a diverse group of scholars, artists and musicians from around the world to Rome each year. The program is designed to encourage interactions across disciplines (for example, the meals are communal to stimulate conversation, fresh thinking and new friendships). The Academy website is very informative and describes their program in detail (www.aarome.org) .

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I'm grateful for this opportunity. There should be some great new paintings in the coming years as a result of this experience!


Charles Frederick Karp - Fine Art

Also, an upcoming show...

Two of my paintings, "Eye of the Beholder" and "Putting Beauty on a Pedestal", have been selected by distinguished artist and juror Dan McCaw for inclusion in The Winter Show at the Palos Verdes Art Center.

Palos Verdes Art Center

5504 West Crestridge Road

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275


The Opening Reception is December 7, 2018 from 7 to 9pm.


The exhibition dates are 12/7/18 - 1/2/2019.