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Karel Hayes
Award winning and New York Times reviewed author and illustrator Karel Hayes has participated in solo, juried and invitational exhibitions throughout the United States. She has written and illustrated seven picture books and has illustrated over twenty-five books, six of them with her son and fellow artist John Gorey.

Her paintings have been shown at the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, the Fine Arts Center in Taos, New Mexico, and in New York City at the Salmagundi Club, the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, the National Arts Club, the Philadelphia Museum of Fine Arts Sales Gallery and in many other galleries throughout the U.S.

 Her popular “Visitor” Series, published by Down East Books, includes

The Spring Visitors (2018)
The Winter Visitors
The Summer Visitors
The Autumn Visitors
The Christmas Visitors

 

Karel’s first book, “Time for the Fair” was published in 2005.  Since then, she has written or illustrated many more.  To see a complete listing and learn more about Karel, please go to her website, KarelHayes.com.  Surroundings has a number of illustrations from several of her books listed below

Book

ID

Page

Description

Framing

Price

Little Loon

7297

p8

“It took a couple of days, but they found a good spot on a little island.”

Framed

$325

Little Loon

7299

p9

“Once the egg ws laid, both loons took turns sitting on it.”

Matted

$325

Little Loon

7300

p13

“When she got tired, she clambered onto her mother’s and father’s back for a snooze.”

Matted

$325

Little Loon

7301

Study

Study for back cover

Matted

$125

Little Loon

7302

Title Page

 

Unmatted

$200

Little Loon

7303

p6 & 7

“Thwack! Thwack! It was the sound of a hammer on wood.”

Unmatted

$500

Little Loon

7304

p12

“Less than a day after hatching, the little loon joined his parents in the water.”

Unmatted

$300

Little Loon

7305

p17

“On all that good fish, the young loon grew quickly.”

Unmatted

$275

Little Loon

7306

p18 & 19

“She flapped her wings in excitement, eager to follow

Unmatted

$500

Wings in the Wind

7307

p8 & 9

“Julia was worried and knew that, without their mother it would not be easy for these ducklings to survive and grow up.”

Unmatted

$450

Wings in the Wind

7308

p14 & 15

“He had become a yound drake/”

Matted

$475

Time for the Fair

7309

p12

“So Grace splashed in the puddles and made mud pies.”

Matted

$125

Time for the Fair

7310

p25

“They visited all the animal barns.”

Matted

$200

Time for the Fair

7311

p26

“The horses pulled heavy loads in teams.”

Unmatted

$175

Time for the Fair

7312

p27

“Her pumpkin won first prize for its size and bright color.”

Unmatted

$200

Who’s Been Here? A Tale of Tracks

7313

p13

Fox Tracks!

Framed

$150

We don’t have images for all the illustrations yet, but should have them shortly.  Here’s some examples of her work.

7297 Little Loon

7297 Little Loon

7299 Little Loon

7299 Little Loon

7300 Little Loon

7300 Little Loon

7302 Little Loon Title Page

7302 Little Loon Title Page

7303 Little Loon

7303 Little Loon

7304 Little Loon

7304 Little Loon

7305 Little Loon

7305 Little Loon

7306 Little Loon

7306 Little Loon

7307 Wings in the Wind

7307 Wings in the Wind

7308 Wings in the Wind

7308 Wings in the Wind

7310 Time for the Fair

7310 Time for the Fair

7312 Time for the Fair

7312 Time for the Fair

7313 Who's Been Here Fox Tracks

7313 Who's Been Here Fox Tracks

All paintings are framed unless noted otherwise. 
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