Board of Directors

Karen Brown, LID

Karen graduated in interior design from Mount Royal College in 1975 and joined Tavender & Associates, later becoming a partner of the new firm Tavender Brown & Crittenden Interior Design. In 1988, she left interior design and became involved in silk import and special events.

In 1999, Karen built and then operated the Kensington Riverside Inn, Calgary’s first boutique inn. The Inn was sold in 2007. She now is a full-time visual artist focusing on abstract painting. Karen has been involved as a volunteer with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and as a board member of Discovery House.