Having just completed a degreein Applied Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, Karen has set up a glass studio at Parndon Mill in Harlow with fellow glass artist Ewa Wawrzyniak.Karen specialises in kiln formed glass and in particular producing sculptural forms that are castfrom the environment.
Karen has just completed a residency commission for Essex County Councl "A Crowd of Memories". This was a collaborative installation with Rhoda Webb to collect memories from residents of a care home and create a hanging installation. It also involved running several school workshops to encourage year 11 and 12 pupils to engage in discussions with their own relatives.
The work can be seen at crowdofmemories.com