Karon was interviewed by the High River Times' Kevin Rushworth to talk about the kidney transplant that she received. They also talked about her Kickstarted campaign which is rasing funds to publish her first children's book 'The Smooch'.
Terri Trembath once again visited Karon post-2013 flooding in her home in High River, Alberta. Karon was one of the lucky ones through the flood, and "only" lost all the items stored in her basement - including her portfolio of work from the last 25 years. Luckily, her most recent work survived!
Unfortunately, the CBC story is MIA on the CBC website, so you'll have to take our word that this television interview did actually happen!
CTV's Inspiring Albertans Segment
In May, Karon was featured on fellow High Riverite Daryl Janz' "Inspiring Albertans" segment on the CTV 6:00pm news.
Karon was interviewed by CBC TV Calgary's Terri Trembath on March 27th at her home in High River. The spot aired on March 28th in Calgary, and was picked up the following day by the national CBC syndicate, airing across the country on Good Friday.
Karon and friend Lee-Ann Murakamiwere interviewed by the High River Times' Kevin Rushworth prior to their joint art show Into the Wild on April 6. The article ran in the April 1st issue of the local newspaper.
Karon's inspiring story was featured as the lead article in the southern Alberta's Routes magazine in March 2013.
Read the article to learn how Karon has overcome the odds to follow her passion for creating illustrated characters that jump off the page and visually-arresting paintings -- with only 20% vision in one eye.