Karen Adrienne is a working artist, Professor of Art, and art entrepreneur. She is founder and owner of Artdogs Studios, and Circling the Square Fine Art Press in the historic district of the small rural New England town of Gardiner, Maine. Her primary medium is printmaking with an emphasis on monotypes. Karen’s imagery most often reflects the natural environment, and she uses a unique reciprocal process of printing two images at one time on press. Her most recent work has reflected her concern for, and appreciation of water.
She has received numerous grant and awards for her work including a NEA & Arts International Grant, a New England Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, as well as numerous Artist Residencies including the Karl Hoffer Society in Berlin, Germany, and the Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain. She is a member of the Boston Printmakers and has recently had her work published in the Fall 2013 Creative Quarterly No. 32 Journal of Art and Design.