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Profile: Karen Irvine, artist and teacher of sailors valentines

December 22, 2023
By Sheila Evans
Come February, valentines will be on many people’s minds. For Karen Irvine, a certain type of valentine is on her mind almost all the time. She is an artist who specializes in “sailors’ valentines.” To the uninitiated, a sailor’s valentine is a piece of artwork. The art form originated in the mid-to-late 1800s in Barbados. […]

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