Karen Tucker Kuykendall is a painter who was born in Tampa, Florida and continues to live and work there.
In a personal statement about why she became an artist, she says, “I always wanted to be an artist. Well, I really always wanted to be a professional baseball player…but that wasn’t going to work for a number of reasons. But really I always, as long as I can remember, wanted to be an artist. I have always loved to draw and paint and create things out of stuff. But mostly, I have always