Karen Wallis observes the ordinary world.

She keeps a Drawing Journal, which is posted daily on Facebook & Instagram


current projects


Ness of Brodgar Artist in Residence

An ongoing residency on the Ness of Brodgar archaeological excavations on Orkney.  2024 will be the last year of the dig, which will be followed by a phase of post excavation work.

A film made from residency work, ‘Drawing Archaeology’ is now complete. The trailer can be viewed on Vimeo.

Support the residency and the dig by
buying a print for £25 including a £5 donation to support future excavation.

The Power of Toys

An exploration of adult relationships with toys through conversation and artworks

Ness of Brodgar

a second film  about  the Artist Residency

Daily drawing & other news


CV, full statement, and exhibition listings on Axis