subjects for Karryl's sculpture have primarily been wildlife. Indeed,
her greatest joy is taking time to study animals in their natural
environment. Direct observation and interaction with her subjects
help bring out the amusement and joy she feels for the natural world
around her. Karryl's African subjects have been inspired by her
numerous adventures in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Botswana.
At home, her inspiration comes from treks through national parks.
Karryl has an elephant encounter with Becky the elephant in South
works in a loose and often whimsical style, concentrating on capturing
the essence and spirit of the subject. Regarding her artwork, Karryl
states that her pieces "Capture a moment in time in order to
bring others to a closer awareness and appreciation of the natural
world." Karryl is an associate member of the National Sculpture
Society and Women Artists of the West, as well as a signature member
of the Society of Animal Artists and the Artists for Conservation.
with her "Got Gnus?" Monument.