Art For Critters - Kari Forbes
Kari Forbes is an artist whose life long dedication to horses and her art is coming to fruition.
technical skill and ability to draw almost photo real detail have given her
exposure on the covers of several national publications.
But what many horse owners say set her
apart from others in her
field is her
ability to catch the true look and spirit of the individual horse she
Kari's equine portraits hang in some of the finest horse breeding and training establishments all over the USA, Canada, Australia, Egypt, and Europe.
also has had several pieces of art in several galleries in California and Oregon.
Commissioned portraits of horses, other animals, and people have kept Kari
busy for 30 years and now she
is making time to follow her
own unique artistic vision.
Sculpting is another medium she
is working in.
first bronzes, and ceramics are studies of horses.
Kari is now owner of Fern Creek Farm in Dallas, Oregon and has 20 horses.
Arabians are her
favorite and breeding the classic Arabian will no doubt be a life long pursuit.
Many of Kari's horses have been selected or bred for their beauty and are frequently subjects for her
Walking through her
herd one is immediately struck by the friendliness and ethereal beauty of the horses.