Mixed Media, Sculpture
2907 55th St, Boulder, CO 80301
Behind the Baby Goat Cafe, on the North side of the industrial building, half way down.
Found materials and objects inspire me. I love creating art by repurposing discarded things. Upcycling allows me create an art object of greater meaning. I take my sensory appreciation from these materials and re-craft them to create a new form and tell a new story, full of fact and fiction. It’s fun to challenge preconceived notions, and I like when the viewers eye recognizes a found object and sees it in a new way.
Many of my pieces include bicycle parts and craft beer words and images upcycled from post-consumer packaging. I am inspired by these colors and graphics. By dissecting, separating, and rearranging the colors and images from their original function, my pieces communicate a whole new message. I like a fresh and innovative feel and to push boundaries to be bold, vibrant, and funky.
Karen has a B.A. with an emphasis in Sculpture from the California State University, Fullerton, and an M.B.A from the University of Colorado, Denver.
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