I have been selected for numerous newspaper and magazine features over the years and the following extracts have been taken from just four of those.

Hard Graft...Karen Adams won't take no for an answer. She is determined to claw herself up the ladder to wider recognition - but without relinquishing self respect and a close connection with her clients...You do put your heart and soul into your work, whether it's £500 or £5,000. But you can't put a price on the feeling when someone says they like it and want to put it on their wall.

May 2007 issue Artists & Illustrators

Texture and Contrast...The sense of touch is one of the most powerful of the senses...by mixing a variety of different tones and tints of paint, layer upon layer, the subject of the work truly stands out...She has exhibited widely and her work is in private and corporate collections around the world.

September 2007 issue Artists & Illustrators

Every picture tells a story...It's my interpretation of an image...I want people to recognise it and want to touch it, like sculptures but on canvas. In just three years...her work has sold in France, Spain, New Zealand and Bermuda.

November 2007 issue Hertfordshire Life                                 

Different Perspectives...Manuden, or Magghedana as it was known in Saxon times, dates back over one thousand years and...has witnessed the coming and passing of numerous monarchs, the end of plagues and wars. The humble and the great have found shelter in its traditional  character homes and, as a contemporary artist, I realised the importance of capturing their beauty before our rural landscape becomes submerged by the encroachment of urban expansion. It seems that many home owners share my passion for recording these properties before they are lost forever and as a result I have completed several commissions.

 December 2008 issue Hertfordshire Countryside