recent work…

Karen Hunter McLaughlin, Over Understory Title,

mycorrhizal exploration of depth & space

A collection of work created during a 2021 print residency

Karen Hunter McLaughlin, Over_Understory, Monotype

Over Understory, 18″ x 24″, monotype

Events & Exhibits

Interconnected

Interconnected

Interconnected, Awbury ArboretumJanuary 2- February 26, 2023Opening Reception Wednesday, January 4, 5-7PM Awbury ArboretumThe Francis Cope HouseOne Awbury RoadPhiladelphia, PA 19138 Interconnected features artwork by Artessa Alliance members Brenda Howell, Colleen...

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Artessa Holiday Event

Artessa Holiday Event

Fri, Nov 11, 2022, 5:00-8:30PM at Elkins Park Train Station
Every year my artists’ collective hosts a very popular event and sale featuring the work of local artists during the holiday season. Come out support local arts and stock up on holiday and Thanksgiving gifts. I’ll be offering small 6″ botanical prints at several price points, framed and non-framed and some card sets too (new!).

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Destruction & Growth

Destruction & Growth

Michorrihzal Growth
Group show at the Old City Jewish Art Center, 119 N 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA.
The exhibition explores ending and beginning, destruction and rebuilding, grief and resilience as inspired by Tisha B’av.
First Friday Opening, August 5, 2022, 5 – 9 PM

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Karen Hunter McLaughlin, Ripples

Ripples, 22″ x 30″ multilayer monoprint on Rives BFK.

Multilayer Monoprinting

Using a library of symbols that mimic the movement of nature; flutter of leaf, ripple of water, scatter of seed– their ebb and flow, the artist invites viewers on a journey. Time is a central objective. Ambient layers are a spirtual meditation on a life lived in one place.

Ripples, 22″ x 30″ multilayer monoprint on Rives BFK.

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DRAWING

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PAINTING

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WIREWORK

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…The passage of time is an elemental concept in my newer work that is represented by movement through dark layers that obscure previously hidden marks…